It’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

For Victims’ Rights, Access & Equity! Since 1981, the U.S. Department of Justice has recognized National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This year’s theme is “Rights, access, […]

Victim Compensation Gave Out Less

More claims rejected – Guardian reporters spoke with Khadafy Washington Project Manager Jasmine Hardison about the crucial role victims compensation plays in helping survivors of violence […]

On to the Assembly!

The Journey of SB 299 Continues – In May, SB 299, our bill to make victims of police violence eligible for victim compensation and to expand […]

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, […]

You Are Not Alone

A Violence Intervention Case Study: Our efforts to support young shooting victims in Oakland often require multiple Youth ALIVE! programs and staff – hospital-based violence intervention […]

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 […]