provide – [pruh-vahyd] – verb to make available; furnish
Providing youth with opportunities can drastically alter the path of youth. It can help reduce their likelihood of engaging in violence, provide them with workforce training opportunities, and enhance their likelihood to complete secondary education. Strategies in this goal focus on providing youth in active communities with equitable opportunities. Houston Peace calls for the strengthening of education opportunities and workforce opportunities. These opportunities allow youth to develop and increase protective factors at various levels.