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! Violence Interrupter on Ghost Guns

Times looks at ghost gun impact – Ghost guns are untraceable firearms without serial numbers, put together from parts acquired separately. They are an increasing problem […]

“It’s Saving Lives”

Biden on Violence Interrupters – In his June 23 remarks introducing the White House  Comprehensive Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gun Crime and Ensure Public […]

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, […]

Morris Turner, 1969-2021

Rest in Power, Rest in Peace, Rest in Love – Violence Interrupter Morris Turner had Oakland in his bones. Born and raised in Brookfield Village, middle […]

Thank You! (The Donating Continues…)

Fundraiser Update: So far, with the support of our community, we were able to raise over $80,000 towards our goal. As we mentioned at last night’s […]