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Alive & Free: The Prescription to End Violence and Change Lives

Transform the lives of young people by treating violence like a disease.

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Our Mission

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.


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Gangs. Drugs. Domestic Violence.

Human Trafficking. The Opiod Epidemic.

Police Violence. Community Violence.

What can we do about it?

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Real Impact

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.


93% Graduation Rate



230 College Graduates


33% Master’s or PhD


How do we prevent violence across the country and globally?

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Leadership Academy – Every Tuesday Night

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Family Meetings – Every Tuesday Night

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Training Institute – March 18-20th 2019

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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.

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