525 youth youth were enrolled in an Alive & Free group, where they received Youth in our warrant prevention program had 21 We reached out to 218 youth with upcoming court hearings fewer warrants than youth 1/4 not in the program 15,000 visits with youth at home, school, and in the community 3,102 youth at We Day were inspired by our outreach workers Our outreach workers had 70% of youth were successfully connected to services, including education and employment

 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH

The Alive & Free team created and facilitated new ways of helping youth gain skills:

  • 8 youth attended 168 hours of program where they learned the art of airbrushing - used for creative expression, potential employment and as a way to connect with other youth.
  • 14 youth attended 400 hours of Alive & Free class at their high school, where they learned how to eliminate violence from their lives.
  • 50-65 youth detained at King County Juvenile Detention started planning for their return to the community with support from our outreach workers and in partnership with the IF Project (a collaboration of law enforcement and currently and previously incarcerated adults sharing personal experiences to help reduce youth recidivism).

PARTNERSHIPS & COLLABORATION

We are honored for our longstanding partnerships with:

  • A Better Seattle
  • Cities of Seattle, Auburn, Kent, Renton, Tukwila
  • Seattle Seahawks
  • Center for Children & Youth Justice
  • King County Juvenile Court
  • Southlake High School
  • Starbucks
  • IF Project
  • And, our newest partner: American Family Insurance

PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

Alive & Free welcomed seasoned outreach workers, David Lujano and Mark Rivers, into leadership positions as Outreach Supervisors.

We also welcomed a new Program Director, Jovi Catena, who brings 7 years of experience managing the Alive & Free program to her new position.

Together, and alongside the outreach team, the leaders of Alive & Free are working to ensure success for our youth.

MEDIA AND STORYTELLING FEATURES

Outreach team members Mark and Brandon at We Day, inspiring thousands of youth with their message of change

Program Facilitator Honey Jo and youth Ciera talk about job shadowing at Starbucks Corporate Headquarters

American Family Insurance and Pete Carroll thank the Alive & Free outreach team in a video that was viewed by 100,000 unique viewers