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Teens on Target on NPR

Beyond Parkland NPR speaks with “Oakland Kids Who Experience Gun Violence Every Day”   Last week, as the country remembered and mourned on the anniversary of […]

Our youth leaders featured in NPR video

TNT students speak up As part of the ongoing national conversation around gun violence, brought to the forefront with the anniversary of the Parkland School shooting, […]

Violence Is A Public Health Issue

YA! featured in Pacific Standard Youth ALIVE!, National Network of Hospital Based Violence Intervention (NNHVIP), and peer programs like Cure Violence joined together to talk violence […]

Ricardo Garcia-Acosta on KALW’s Your Call

“Jobs Save Lives. Jobs Stop Bullets” Youth ALIVE!’s Ricardo Garcia-Acosta was a guest on KALW’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar recently, for a panel discussion of […]

Dymond Garrett is Glad You’re Listening

TNT Youth Leader on #NeverAgain TNT youth leader Dymond Garrett has written a searing but hopeful piece for Youth Radio about the #NeverAgain movement, growing up […]

After Parkland, TNT Youth Leaders Speak

Young Oakland Voices Heard The outrageous, unnecessary destruction of lives in Parkland, Florida, has rightly inspired great sympathy for the grieving. For many (though somehow not […]

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 […]