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GAP Golf Fundraiser

GAP 2nd Annual Golf Fundraiser SAVE THE DATE! The Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) is hosting its second annual Golf Tournament & Fundraiser Event on Friday, August 18, 2023. The tournament and event will be held at Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine, CA. Proceeds from this event will benefit My

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GAP’s Interim Executive Director

The Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) Board of Directors has named SueAnn D. Ballat, M.P.A as GAP’s new Interim Executive Director for the Gang Alternatives Program (GAP). Ms. Ballat assumed the role beginning on January 1, 2023 and she is now responsible in overseeing the day- to-day operations of the organization

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California Seal 2021 Nonprofit of the Year

GAP Recognized as 2021 Nonprofit of the Year

WILMINGTON, Calif. (June 24, 2021) – The Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) has been selected by Senator Steven C. Bradford, District 35 as a 2021 California Nonprofit of the year. GAP is humbled and honored to be receiving this recognition and is thankful to be recognized and celebrated for the great

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GAP 2021 Annual Meeting Notice

The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) will be held on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM This meeting is open to the public and anyone needing an assistive device or translation services may request either or both up to five (5) business days prior

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Employment Opportunities with GAP

JOB OPENING Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) Community Clean Up (CCU), Clean & Safe Streets (CSSP) CSSP Crew Member OPENS: 01/01/2021 Closes: Until Filled The GAP position of Community Clean Up (CCU) Clean & Safe Streets Crew Member is intended to assist the Director of CCU, the Assistant Director of CCU,

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Annual Meeting of the Gang Alternatives Program

Annual Meeting Details of the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Gang Alternatives Program have been announced. The meeting this year will be online. Please see the attached notice for more information. Annual Meeting Notice 2020

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2019 International Gang Specialist Training Conference

GAP’s Gangfree Life® gang prevention programs were in the spotlight at the 2019 International Gang Specialist Training Conference in Chicago, August 4-7. With attendees from around North America and the World, the conference holds over 100 training sessions running from one to three hours in length. GAP offered eight well-attended sessions

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In Memory of Mario Martinez

In Loving Memory of En la Memoria Amorosa de Mario Ernesto Martinez Leader, Coworker, Friend Lider, Compañero de Trabajo, Amigo Mario Martinez began working the Harbor Area Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) in 1997 as a graffiti cleanup crew supervisor. He was one of only six employees at the time and

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GAP’s 17th Annual Mitch Maricich Fundraiser and Recognition Dinner

June 1, 2019 GAP held its 17th Annual Mitch Maricich Fundraiser and Recognition Event at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo. Over 175 guests came out to support My Gangfree Life vision  “To preventing Young people from joining gangs”. The night was a huge success as guests marveled at the antique,

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