The Hidden Trauma of Living in Fear – YA on MSNBC

MSNBC Melissa Harris-Perry interviewed Kyndra Simmons, Youth ALIVE’s Caught in the Crossfire Program Manager about PTSD being diagnosed in Oakland’s children. Aired December 15, 2015. See the full […]

In the Crossfire

NEED Magazine Excerpt from Issue #5, November 2008 Homicide is the leading cause of death for young people in Oakland. “Stand up if someone close to […]

The High Cost of Gun Violence

EAST BAY EXPRESS June 4, 2008 By Matthew Green  On a Sunday afternoon in June of 2006, a young man we’ll call Michael Robinson was shot six […]