Decoding the Urban Genome

Project Overview

The captivating new book from sportswriter/urban workforce expert Wil Smith, that encapsulates a visceral journey to explore the systemic problems of unemployed young urban males and how their escalating criminal transgressions has compromised safety in communities across America. In the book, Smith highlights how the epidemic has now become ubiquitous and will continue to worsen unless we opt to get young urban males prepared for the American labor force instead of building prisons palatial prisons to lock them up.