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 […]

KQED looks at the surge in violence

Relationships Over Politics All of our programs, whether for violence prevention, intervention or healing, rely on building positive, trusting relationships with the people we serve. It […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]