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Executive Director publishes Op Ed The unsung heroes of Oakland’s drastic decline in gun homicides. Gun violence is a health crisis. More policing isn’t the solution [...continue]

Youth ALIVE! and our Director recognized by Oakland Magazine

Among 6 Nonprofit Leaders in Oakland: From Giving Back: Six Local Nonprofit Leaders Making a Big Difference – “Marks first fell in love with Youth ALIVE! [...continue]

TNT Goes to Washington

TNT Wows DC: For Teens on Target (TNT), ‘summer break’ is not your typical vacation. In early August, Youth ALIVE!’s tireless TNT Violence Prevention Educators and [...continue]

State Assembly Panel Comes to Oakland

Testimony on violence & mental health: A report from Gabriel Garcia, YA! Advocacy Manager – In December, Teens on Target youth leaders and Youth ALIVE! staff [...continue]

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Youth ALIVE! and our Director recognized by Oakland Magazine

Among 6 Nonprofit Leaders in Oakland: From Giving Back: Six Local Nonprofit Leaders Making a Big Difference – “Marks first fell in love with Youth ALIVE! […]

State Assembly Panel Comes to Oakland

Testimony on violence & mental health: A report from Gabriel Garcia, YA! Advocacy Manager – In December, Teens on Target youth leaders and Youth ALIVE! staff […]

YA!’s Nicky MacCallum’s Assembly testimony: the affects of gun violence on youth mental health

Expert Testimony In December, Youth ALIVE!’s Counseling Services Director Nicky MacCallum testified at a State Assembly hearing on the impact of gun violence on youth mental […]

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