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Fight D.C.’s Teen-Crime Wave with Teen Work

A mandatory curfew. That’s the newest way in which Washington, D.C., is attempting to solve a troubling rise in crime, especially crime committed by teenagers. Since September 1, teenagers under 17 years old have been banned from leaving their homes between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. in seven neighborhoods. Yet instead of essentially locking teens in their homes at night, the city should try a real solution: empowering teens to get jobs during the day.

At FGA, we don’t just talk about changing policy—we make it happen.

By partnering with FGA through a gift, you can create more policy change that returns America to a country where entrepreneurship thrives, personal responsibility is rewarded, and paychecks replace welfare checks.