Gang Alternative in the News

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....

GA’s President/CEO participates in the 20th Annual Drug-Free Kids Campaign Awards

Date: November 6, 2018

Earlier this year, Gang Alternative, Inc.’s (GA) President/CEO, Michael J. Nozile, Sr. was appointed to the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Coalition Advisory Committee. This Committee is comprised of 14 coalition leaders from across the country and is responsible for ensuring that...

Miami’s Gang Alternative awarded $1.5 Million for rigorous reentry program for formerly incarcerated young adults in Little Haiti, Liberty City and City of Miami

Date: March 21, 2018

Miami’s Gang Alternative awarded $1.5 Million for rigorous reentry program for formerly incarcerated young adults in Little Haiti, Liberty City and City of Miami One of only nine grant recipients in the US to receive US Department of Labor Funds Miami, FL – July 7, 2017 — Gang Alternative, Inc....

Gang Alternative Program Helps to Deter Gang Activity in Miami-Dade

Date: March 21, 2018

Two detectives were shot in Northwest Miami-Dade Monday night. The detectives were staking out gang activity, a problem that some local programs are trying to stop by deterring kids from joining gangs. For example, NBC 6 has programs for kindergartners (more details about the program?). The idea is...

The Miami Foundation is one of many Gang Alternative supporters

Date: March 21, 2018

Gang Alternative exists to build character that lasts in children and families through faith-based positive alternatives to youth violence and delinquency. We do this by offering a holistic approach to their academic, physical, social and spiritual development.  Many organizations and governmental entities...

Gang Alternative receives full accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

Date: March 21, 2018

Gang Alternative, Inc. Receives Full Accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Accreditation of Gang Alternative, Inc. will bring the highest quality services to our most vulnerable communities in Miami-Dade County (Miami, FL – October 31, 2016) The Commission...

Gang Alternative receives $39,440.00 grant from Health Foundation

Date: March 21, 2018

Gang Alternative, a nonprofit organization that assists adolescents and families from Miami’s high-risk inner-city neighborhoods to develop positive values and skills to transition to productive adult life styles, received a $38,440 grant from Health Foundation of South Florida to fund the organizations ...

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