510 Reasons for Hope

Our Very Good 510 Day – A message to our friends, from Lauren, Anne, Carlos, Mike, Gabe, Paris, Juan, Jim, Caheri and the entire YA! staff […]

TNT Youth Leaders Meet Policymakers

Oakland Youth Voices Heard – Last week, our Teens on Target (TNT) Youth Leaders and our Policy and Advocacy Director Gabriel Garcia met with State elected […]

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 […]

YA! ED Anne Marks on Surge in Violence

SF Chronicle looks at surge – This San Francisco Chronicle piece by reporter Susie Neilson includes vast amounts of historic and national data on gun violence […]

Who Are The Victims of the Surge?

YA!’s Paris Davis Interviewed – The nation is aware of a general increase in gun violence, roughly coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. There is much discussion, […]

Saving Lives for 30 Years!

Our 30th Anniversary Event Video – With watch parties from Antioch to Oakland and friends and families tuning in all across the country, our 30th anniversary […]