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Youth ALIVE in Year-End Media

YA! Staff on Oakland’s Violent Year – As 2021 came to a close and the media sought to summarize a year of increased violence in Oakland […]

We are Youth ALIVE!

About Youth ALIVE! A video from 2015 about our work We are Youth ALIVE! 2015 from Youth ALIVE! on Vimeo.

Priorities for Reimagining Public Safety

Letter to City Council and the Mayor – Youth ALIVE! is Oakland’s anchor community organization for violence prevention, intervention, and healing. Our community of staff, volunteers, […]

Biden Executive Order Sees YA! Program as Key

White House Supports Prevention Youth ALIVE! created the nation’s very first hospital-based violence intervention program, Caught in the Crossfire (CiC), in 1993. Now a new White […]

A New Vision for Public Safety

Community Violence Prevention In the Guardian, Youth ALIVE! Executive Director Anne Marks, Intervention Director Kyndra Simmons, Man Up! Inc founder AT Mitchell, and Cure Violence CEO […]