Tank Nash, 17, left, and other Grant High school students write during a slam poetry workshop put on by the UC Davis program, Sacramento Area Youth Speaks, Monday, March 7, 2016. The program was awarded a grant through the Mayor’s Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Police said such programs have help reduce the crime rate in Sacramento.
Tank Nash, 17, left, and other Grant High school students write during a slam poetry workshop put on by the UC Davis program, Sacramento Area Youth Speaks, Monday, March 7, 2016. The program was awarded a grant through the Mayor’s Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Police said such programs have help reduce the crime rate in Sacramento. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
Tank Nash, 17, left, and other Grant High school students write during a slam poetry workshop put on by the UC Davis program, Sacramento Area Youth Speaks, Monday, March 7, 2016. The program was awarded a grant through the Mayor’s Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Police said such programs have help reduce the crime rate in Sacramento. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file