Free tattoo removal offered to trafficked, gang-involved youth

NEW YORK — Young New Yorkers part of the child welfare system who were trafficked, involved in gangs or who are otherwise considered “at risk” will be offered free tattoo removal thanks to a new program, Administration for Children’s Services officials announced Monday.

The NYC Child Tattoo Eradication Project and Network aims to help young people move on with their lives and not constantly be reminded of their trauma.

“No young person should be forced to go through life with a...


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