Dayton Oh is a community that is plagued with A new class of “untouchables” continues to be present within our inner cities, in particular the African American neighborhood community. People who are functionally illiterate, disconnected from school, depressed, prone to drug abuse and early criminal activity, and, eventually, parents of unplanned and unwanted babies. These are the children who are at high risk of never becoming responsible adults. Although teens represent only 14 percent of the population, they represent 25 percent of victims of such violent crime as rape, assault, and robbery. Furthermore, teens most likely to commit crimes are those who have been victims of crime.