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Inventory of the Los Angeles Gang Resource Collection SPC.1900.017
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This collection contains reports, videos, books, and other material regarding gangs in Los Angeles, California.
Ernie Paculba was born on October 13, 1939. Paculba graduated in 1956 from Banning High School in Wilmington, CA. Paculba worked as a youth worker at the Wilmington Teen Center in California between 1957 and 1961. He attended Harbor College from 1961 to 1963 without receiving a degree. Paculba dedicated the remainder of his career to public service in relation to youth services and gang prevention services in the Los Angeles County of California, working as an Area Director (1975-1981) and Youth Services Coordinator(1981-1987) for "Project HEAVY," an Executive Director (1987-1996) for the Harbor Area Gang Alternative Program (GAP), and as a Youth Services Consultant beginning in 1996 for the city of Carson Public Safety Department. Paculba had served as a member of the California Attorney General's Gang Prevention Committee, the Multi-Agency Graffiti Intervention Committee (MAGIC), the Los Angeles County Interagency Gang Task Force, and the National Graffiti Information Network.
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