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Discover the truth about gangs and gang culture in America—their reach, their criminal activities, their normalization in youth culture, and how they lure young people from all economic, social, and cultural backgrounds.

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From My Gangfree Life® in-school gang prevention classes to STEP UP! after school activities to parenting classes to youth employment programs to Community Clean Up programs to our Gangfree Life Academy® training for volunteers and professionals and more, we offer a comprehensive menu of services to help youth and young adults avoid the dangers of gangs and gang culture to embrace positive alternatives.

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Dive into the essence of, the central initiative of the Gang Alternatives Program (GAP). As a dedicated non-profit, our reach extends throughout Los Angeles County, touching countless lives with our comprehensive suite of programs. It extends beyond LA County to the rest of America and the World through its Gangfree Life Academy® and professional development services for community groups, nonprofit staff, law enforcement, and academic affiliations. Our vision is crystal clear: “to prevent young people from joining gangs.” Learn about our transformative efforts, our mission, and our impactful programs that pave the way for a Gangfree® future.


Gangfree® Programs

Our programs and education services supply the best practices needed for a comprehensive gang strategy. The US Surgeon General’s Report on Youth Violence tells an important part of the story regarding what prevention strategies work and what do not based on scientific study.

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