Gang Alternative in the News

Gang Alternative Inc, partners with Feeding South Florida to Serve the Community

Date: March 31, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted daily life for everyone. Many people have been concerned with how quickly essential items are becoming unavailable in stores. With this in mind, Gang Alternative, Inc. worked to respond as promptly as possible to uplift community members in their time of need....

Repack the Backpack

Date: February 24, 2020

Gang Alternative Inc.&  “Repack the Backpack” event, in partnership with Simply Healthcare, helped to replenish school supplies and socks for over 100 students in Homestead”Repack the Backpack” was held in recognition of the fact that sometimes the supplies secured at the...

Planning for the Future

Date: February 24, 2020

Our Minority Violence Prevention Project (MVP88) is a comprehensive program of innovative and culturally competent approaches designed to significantly reduce the impact and prevalence of violence among racial/ethnic minorities in Miami-Dade County. As a part of its “Planning for the Future”...

Davon Godchaux Hosts Coding Workshop in Partnership with Microsoft for GA Youth

Date: September 20, 2019

Gang Alternative, Inc. youth had an amazing opportunity to test their coding skills at the Aventura Mall. Microsoft hosted a 2-hour coding workshop using Minecraft Aquatic Voyage which taught the kids how to code using the familiar format of the popular videogame, Minecraft. This workshop was led by...

Gang Alternative, Inc. Youth Visit Annual YEX Camp

Date: September 20, 2019

GA youth were encouraged to step away from the distractions of the world and be challenged by the truth of God’s word at YEX Camp. YEX Camp is a summer camp for youth ages 13 and up that offers power-packed ministry by outstanding youth leaders and bands. Activities include outdoor sports, swimming,...

Gang Alternative, Inc.’s Annual Back to School Drive

Date: September 6, 2019

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. The backpack drive was   designed as an educational and fun-filled day with a hot lunch, face...

Youth Community Townhall

Date: June 21, 2019

May 2019 – 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. The purpose of the Town Hall was to open discussion about alcohol use and...

Miami Heat’s Marketing Manager serves as guest speaker at GA’s BLOC Graduation Ceremony

Date: June 13, 2019

May 2019 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.  BLOC is a free after-school program that targets at-risk youth living in...

GA shows compassion through selfless giving

Date: January 7, 2019

Matthew 25:35-40: “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.’ Then the righteous will...

Gang Alternative, Inc. becomes the first nonprofit organization to be trained in The Academic Hustle

Date: November 7, 2018

November 2018 – The mission of Gang Alternative, Inc. (GA) is to build character that lasts in children and families through positive alternatives to crime, violence, dependency, and delinquency by offering a holistic approach to their academic, physical, social, economic, and spiritual development....

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