Live Free OKC – Peace Needs Conference

Oklahoma City is resolved to make peace. By leveraging long-standing efforts to bridge gaps and achieve positive change across the political spectrum, LiveFree OKC is collaboratively pursuing a more inclusive ecosystem for policy creation. Join us September 26th-28th in downtown OKC for a convergence of proven peacemaking strategies across community organizing, art, education, dialogue, and advocacy. Learn from and collaborate with [...]

2024-05-08T17:43:02-04:00May 8th, 2024|News, Partners, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

BREAKING! Stephanie Reed will be a special guest at the upcoming Live Free Family Check In

Register Now for a special Mother's Day Edition of the Live Free Family Check-in! Meet Stephanie Reed: Community Champion, Ordained Elder, and "Hood" Preacher with a heart for the streets. With over 30 years of service in her community and church, Stephanie's passion lies in helping the lost find their way and advocating for justice in both the streets and the [...]

2024-05-10T11:24:44-04:00May 7th, 2024|News, Past Events|0 Comments

BREAKING! Oresa Napper Williams will be a special guest at the upcoming Live Free Family Check In

Register Now for a special Mother's Day Edition of the Live Free Family Check-in! Oresa Napper Williams is a passionate advocate for social justice and community empowerment. As the Executive Director of Not Another Child, she tirelessly works to combat gun violence and support families impacted by its devastating effects. With a background in social work and a deep commitment to [...]

2024-05-10T11:24:58-04:00May 6th, 2024|News, Past Events|0 Comments

The power of community organizing is real! 

After years of targeted organizing work, some of Live Free’s key partner organizations are making great strides reducing violence in their cities. In both Detroit and Orlando, it was the organizers themselves who built their own community-led violence intervention (CVI) programs.  Force Detroit Detroit has long maintained some of the highest homicide rates in the country, despite the city’s Ceasefire program. [...]

Faith Leaders for Second Chances

April is the perfect time to launch Faith Leaders for Second Chances April is Second Chances Month, a time to reflect on the power of redemption and the opportunity for new beginnings. This month, Live Free USA is excited to launch the Faith Leaders for Second Chances Campaign. We are calling all clergy and faith leaders who have served time in [...]

2024-04-15T12:32:57-04:00April 15th, 2024|Incarceration, News|0 Comments

Black Church Coalition Celebrates Successful Public Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4th, 2024   Contact: Josh Riddick: 317-550-7890   Indianapolis- Tonight, hundreds of leaders for the Black Church Coalition gathered at Light of the World Christian Church to make demands stemming their 8-month Safe and Healthy Communities campaign. "Over the last year, we have engaged over 1300 people in Marion County in conversations and community meetings," said Adia Smith, BCC Central [...]

2024-04-22T10:12:02-04:00April 5th, 2024|News|0 Comments

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Legacy of Love and Justice

As we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day, we are reminded of his unwavering commitment to justice, equality, and nonviolent resistance. Dr. King's influence transcends generations, inspiring countless individuals to advocate for positive change and fight against systemic oppression. Born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. King emerged as a [...]

2024-04-04T15:27:25-04:00April 4th, 2024|News|0 Comments

Live Free Remembers Breonna Taylor

Today, Live Free USA remembers #BreonnaTaylor, a young woman whose life was tragically cut short. Her name has become a symbol of the fight against racial injustice and police brutality. We honor her memory by continuing to demand justice and working towards a world where Black lives are truly valued. Breonna Taylor was a 26-year-old Black woman who was fatally shot [...]

2024-03-13T15:10:40-04:00March 13th, 2024|News|0 Comments

White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention’s Briefing on the President’s FY 2025 Budget

We are excited to invite you to the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention’s Briefing to discuss the contents of President Biden’s FY 2025 budget as it relates to gun violence and community safety. We hope to widely share the resources highlighted at this event with leaders in the gun violence prevention space. This briefing will be open to any [...]

2024-04-22T10:12:58-04:00March 12th, 2024|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Live Free Hosts a Public Discussion on Community Violence Intervention w/ Erica Ford

JOIN NOW Join us for a dynamic public discussion on community violence intervention programs! Featuring insightful perspectives from Toni McNeil, Dujuan Kennedy, Dr. Antonio Cediel, and Dr. Chico Tillman, this event promises to shed light on crucial solutions for safer communities. But wait, there's more! We're thrilled to announce that one of the most influential voices in community violence intervention, Erica [...]

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