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  • CBS News Bay Area: Youth Alive! Responds to Juneteenth Celebration Shooting

    Posted June 26, 2024

    KPIX CBS Bay Area News' Jose Martinez interviewed Youth ALIVE!'s Director of Development and Communications Lauren Greenberg about what Oakland's community based organization for violence prevention, intervention, and healing is doing to disrupt the cycle of violence in The Town

  • KQED News-Executive Director Joseph Griffin on the Cumulative Trauma of Gun Violence

    Posted June 12, 2024

    Youth ALIVE!'s Executive Director interviewed by KQED news about recent Oakland shooting & the critical role of community healing in preventing further violence.

  • The Oaklandside- What do violence interrupters in Oakland do? We spoke with one to find out

    Posted June 6, 2024

    The Oaklandside’s Roselyn Romero sat down with Youth Alive!’s Citywide Violence Interrupter Doral Myles Since 2016, Myles has been a violence interrupter with Youth Alive, an Oakland-based nonprofit working to break the cycle of violence through prevention, intervention, healing, and advocacy.

  • 2024 510 Day Kick-Off Fundraiser a Success

    Posted May 23, 2024

    Youth Alive!’s Annual Breakfast Kick-Off Fundraiser to Kick Off 510 Day was a resounding success, held at the beautiful Sequoyah Country Club.

  • KTVU State of the Town featuring TNT Youth Leader Kendall Erving, Board member Caheri Gutierrez

    Posted April 30, 2024

    Youth Alive! Board Member, TNT Leader, Interviewed on KTVU State of the Town KTVU news reached out former Youth Alive! client, staff member, and now current Board member Caheri Gutierrez, Director of Communications and Public Relations at Unity Council to talk about what positive things are going on in Oakland to prevent violence, heal crime, and secure a better future.

  • Youth ALIVE!'s annual breakfast fundraiser to kick-off 510 Day

    Posted February 2, 2024

    Join Youth ALIVE! on Friday, May 10th for our annual celebration of Oakland on 510 Day, benefiting the life-saving programs of Youth ALIVE!

  • Event Alert! Healing Gun Violence in Latinx Communities

    Posted November 10, 2023

    Join Youth ALIVE!, in partnership with the Kapor Center, for an engaging conversation on the many ways Youth ALIVE! provides culturally-relevant support to Latino families who have been impacted by gun violence.

  • Holiday Gift Drive for YA! Client Families

    Posted November 10, 2023

    Help Youth ALIVE!s client families have a festive holiday season! This year, Youth ALIVE! is hosting a holiday gift drive to collect new, unwrapped gifts for children and families of all ages to distribute during the month of December.

  • Ask CA to Fund Violence Prevention

    Posted September 13, 2023

    Ask CA to Fund Violence Prevention ** Our bill to fund violence prevention, AB 28, is on Governor Newsom’s Desk**

  • Associate Director Torres talks empathy and the road ahead

    Posted August 9, 2023

    A young life forever altered Many of you will have heard about the 8-year-old shot on 580 in July. He was left paralyzed from the waist down.