doctors are taking no chances. 3 . 3 They say violence is destroying their communities. They say black on black crimes are happening too frequently -- and now there's an effort to try and help young people in Jacksonville. The group Operation Save our Sons is announcing plans for "Save our Sons" week. Channel 4's Marques White has details. 3 0-515-2043-481:13-1:221:55- 2:002:01-2:06SUPERS: MARQUES WHITE/ PASTOR JOHN GUNS/ST. PAUL CHURCH WILLIAM DAILEY/17, HELPED BY SAVE OUR SONS MARQUES WHITE/ MW SU: ORGANIZERS SAY THIS YEAR THEY WANTED TO CHANGE OPERATION SAVE OUR SONS DAY TO OPERATION SAVE OUR SONS WEEK. THEY SAY THIS EFFORT IS ABOUT NOT ONLY REDUCING VIOLENCE, BUT IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE, IMPROVING EDUCATION, AND CLEANING UP THE CITY.Some say crimes are happening all too often in their neighborhood. 145858 PASTOR JOHN GUNS: THE FACE OF CRIME IN JACKSONVILLE IS THE FACES YOU SEE RIGHT HERE. AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES HAVE BECOME THE FACE OF CRIME. Pastor John Guns joined with other community members at St. Paul Church in north Jacksonville to announce Save our Sons week. He says he spoke to young people recently and saw a trend.145452 PASTOR JOHN GUNS: 4TH GRADERS WHO HAVE SAT IN THE BACK OF A POLICE CAR. 4TH GRADERS WHO LOOK UP TO THEIR SIBLINGS AND RELATIVES WHO HAVE BEEN INCARCERATED. 4TH GRADERS WHO HAVE A REPUTATION IN SCHOOL AS THE BAD KID And he says he's trying to make a change.145516 PASTOR JOHN GUNS: I ALMOST CAME TO TEARS AS I TRIED TO HELP THEM UNDERSTAND THE CHOICES THEY MAKE AS 4TH GRADERS CAN IMPACT THEIR LIVES AT YOUNG MEN.William Dailey is 17-years-old. He says he's been helped by "Save our Sons" and he hasn't been in trouble since his arrest earlier in his teen years.150622 WILLIAM DAILEY/17, HELPED BY SAVE OUR SONS: SAVE OUR SONS HAS DID NOTHING BY HELP ME WITH SCHOOL AND DECISION MAKING BECAUSE THERE'S A LOT OF TEMPTATION OUT THERE.The event calls for people of all faiths and races to come together. Organizers say the event is bigger than just one side of town. Some of the events for the week -- a teacher appreciation workshop on Sunday. On Monday - there will be a city-wide forum with the mayor, the sheriff, the school superintendent Nikoli Viti, and state attorney Angela Corey.And on Friday, there will be a ride along with JSO.People like William Dailey hope others get involved. He has a message for young people.150641 WILLIAM DAILEY/JUST TRY TO FULLFIN YOUR DREAMS, RESPECT YOUR PARENTS AND GO TO SCHOOL MW SU: IF YOU WANT DETAILS ON HOW TO SIGN UP YOUR SON FOR OPERATION SAVE OUR SONS WEEK -- YOU CAN LOG ONTO OUR WEBSITE -- NEWS4JAX-DOT-COM. MW, C4, TLS.