To keep young people alive and free, unharmed by violence, and free from incarceration. To provide young people with opportunity and support to build positive lives for themselves and to move into contributing roles in society.
Alive & Free teaches young people how to be immune to the disease of violence and offers a community of support to guide them on the path to college. The prescription creates real change for our communities with measurable results.
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Kameron McDowell University of Southern California As of December 16, 2020, Kameron McDowell is a college graduate of the University of Southern California. That’s right! This week marks the completion of his undergraduate degree in Philosophy and we are incredibly proud of his determination and perseverance. We are also excited to include him as one…Read More
Dr. Kalah Regis Graduate of Stanford University. We can’t always see all of the trauma our students deal with, and this is why we create a safe space in our classroom as we tackle the difficult issues in their lives. “I didn’t really think I needed to be in the classroom,” shared Kalah Regis, “but…Read More
Tuskegee University 2020 Aerospace Engineering & Physics Ayinde Chism’s kind heart and infectious smile always warmed the Alive & Free classroom. He never shied away from helping a fellow student with their work and always offered his friendship. He is one of our 250 college graduates, earning his degree this year in Aerospace Engineering &…Read More
Dr. Joseph Marshall is recognized as a social entrepreneur for his pioneering work redefining youth violence as a disease and developing the successful Alive & Free Prescription along with Jack Jacqua, a community activist with over 40 years of experience as a teacher, counselor and coach.