Governor Proposes $200M – Gun violence — and its human toll in lives lost and devastated victims and families — has risen in Oakland and across […]
About Youth ALIVE! A video from 2015 about our work We are Youth ALIVE! 2015 from Youth ALIVE! on Vimeo.
Voice of Resilience Youth Alive! Voices of Resilience.
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, […]
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 […]
Open Ears at the Top – Prior to January’s Presidential Inauguration, several Youth ALIVE! staff members were invited to address members of the Biden-Harris transition team […]
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 […]
Sherman Spears’ Inspiration – A July 2019 article in The Trace opens with an excellent summary of how Oakland’s (and Youth ALIVE!’s) Sherman Spears was inspired […]
Early Intervention Brings Victims Hope – An article in The Guardian features illuminating interviews with two former victims of gun violence who were clients of Youth […]
Intervention is Healing – Violence is a public health issue. The best way to prevent or reduce violence, and to sustain that reduction is to treat […]