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September 2016


Alive & Free Leadership Academy Begins!

Alive & Free Training Institute October 17-19th

Street Soldiers Radio Live Town Hall Recap

Stories from Alive & Free Collegians summer abroad


Alive & Free Leadership Academy Begins!

Tuesday, September 13
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

(Family Meeting to follow)

Everyone is welcome to join, listen and learn on the first day of the Leadership Academy, our core program in carrying out our mission to keep young people Alive & Free… and Educated. With 216 college graduates, the Academy offers a safe learning environment where academic excellence is the norm and dreams and aspirations of successful living are a reality. We support young people between the ages of 14 to 24 in developing verbal, research and writing skills along with the discipline needed to succeed in both college and work environments. For students interested in college, scholarships are available upon successful completion of the program.

Come on over to the Club! Bring your friends, too!
We look forward to seeing you there.


Alive & Free Training Institute
October 17th-19th


“I’ve never in my life attended such a powerful, useful, informative and transformative training.  As I told Dr. Marshall, this model should be used everywhere, if only people were more receptive to it and wanted to keep kids alive and free.”

The Alive & Free Prescription™ works to effectively change beliefs, attitudes, values and actions that promote violence. This three day workshop is highly recommended for anyone who works with youth in community-based settings.


Street Soldiers Radio Town Hall


We made history this month with our Street Soldiers Radio Live Town Hall, which brought together police chiefs and community youth in a riveting discussion on how we can all play a part in improving police and community relations.

Thank you to everyone who joined in on this important and powerful discussion as we work together to keep our community Alive & Free!

Click here to watch the show!

Trina Thierry Experiences Argentina

af-trinaTrina Thierry-Munoz is studying International Business at San Diego State University, which required her to travel outside of the United States.  She decided to take an internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina. “I knew I wanted to travel and see the world. It has always been a passion of mine. It was a good experience overall. I learned a lot of different cultures and different lifestyles over there.”
Click here to read Trina’s story

Eric Welch Interns in Ecuador


This past summer our Collegian Eric Welch studied Spanish and accounting abroad in Ecuador. He is currently majoring in Political Science at Florida A&M University.

Eric interned at Centro de Americano, a place where locals went to learn English. “Some people spoke English, some didn’t so we worked together to communicate.  They treated me with respect, always willing to teach me something. They showed me a lot about accounting. As I learned how to do all the accounting work in Spanish, I feel like this is something that can help me out right now as an Accounting Assistant.  I still have a lot of learn, but I was able to learn.”

Click here to read Eric’s full story

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