"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me." Read more..
"The Urban Partnership Drug Free Community Coalition (UPDFCC) hosted a Youth Community Townhall Discussion on May 3. UPDFCC is a community coalition with a priority of reducing underage drinking and marijuana use.." Read more..
Gang Alternative, Inc. hosted its annual Back to School Drive for all our participants across Miami Dade County. The drive was hosted at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex and brought about over 500 youth.
Gang Alternative, Inc. youth visited YEX Camp. YEX is a summer camp for youth ages 13 and up offers power-packed ministry by outstanding youth leaders and bands. Activities include outdoor sports, swimming, canoeing, games, arts, dance and drama workshops and so much more!!!
Microsoft hosted a 2-hour coding workshop using Minecraft Aquatic Voyage which taught GA youth how to code using the familiar format of the popular videogame, Minecraft.
"Gang Alternative, Inc. held a graduation ceremony for our eighth graders and graduating seniors of the Building Leaders of Character (BLOC) program. BLOC falls under GA’s Positive Youth Development Pillar of Service. " Read more..
What Our Name Means: When we talk about "Gang Alternative" we are referring to the "gang mentality" that enslaves individuals and families in our communities, keeping them dependent, delinquent and destitute, preventing them from being the best that they can be. GA exists to provide alternatives to change this mindset.
Gang Alternative, Inc. was incorporated as a 501c3 in 2005 resulting from the need to take community-focused outreach and resource development approaches to addressing the high crime and high violence situation in Miami-Dade County. It was founded in faith and evolved with the understanding that there is more to ministry work than just teaching “Bible stuff."LEARN MORE
Gang Alternative, Inc. was birthed out of the need to provide positive alternatives to youth plagued by the realities of living in high violence, high crime communities in Miami-Dade County. The collective understanding that there’s more to ministry work than just teaching “Bible stuff” gave rise to the development of a faith-based organization that embodies the essence of true servant leadership. Learn More
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