In American, every 15 seconds, a minor is arrested,
and most of them because they don’t have an outlet
other than bad behavior. But what if SOCCER could
become that outlet for them?
$158 BILLION PER YEAR
Total direct and indirect costs of teen violence to the economy
5.9% OF TEENS MISSED SCHOOL
during the previous 30 days due to feelings of insecurity regarding being at school, or traveling to and from school.
4,828 YOUNG PEOPLE
were victims of homicide. An average of 13 each day.
784 were arrested for murder; 2,198 were arrested for forcible rape; 35,001 were arrested for aggravated assault.