“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 […]

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 […]

Basketball for Fun and Safety

In the Midnight Hour: Hoops – This year, for the first time, Oakland held a midnight basketball league in winter. Youth ALIVE!’s Violence Interrupter team was […]