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A Bipartisan Solution to Gun Violence

A Bipartisan Solution to Gun Violence  The shock, grief, and anger brought on by the recent massacres in Texas, Buffalo, and California have quickly reignited the now all-too-familiar partisan gun debates. Folks on the left demand stronger gun control measures and folks on the right insist that guns are not the problem. Lost in the partisan acrimony, however, is the fact [...]

2023-04-03T16:17:13-04:00February 7th, 2023|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

The Truth About Gun Violence Prevention | Pastor Michael McBride

Pastor Michael McBride (known as “Pastor Mike”) is a native of San Francisco and has been active in ministry for over 20 years. In March 2012, he became the Director for the LIVE FREE Campaign with Faith in Action, a campaign led by hundreds of faith congregations throughout the United States committed to addressing gun violence and mass incarceration of young [...]

2023-04-03T17:03:59-04:00February 6th, 2023|News|0 Comments

FLASHBACK: In Conversation with Pastor Michael McBride and Reverend Ben McBride

Brothers Pastor Michael McBride and Reverend Ben McBride are national leaders in the movement to reduce gun violence with community-centered and data-driven public health approaches. In Oakland, California, they helped launch a nationally acclaimed strategy that cut shootings in half over several years, not by ramping up arrests, but by investing in social services and connecting young men in street groups [...]

2023-03-10T10:13:34-05:00February 6th, 2023|Gun Violence, News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Mike McBride discusses recent shootings w/ Trymaine Lee

Pastor Mike McBride discusses recent shootings on MSNBC podcast Into America with Trymaine Lee What can we do when the weight of the world becomes too heavy?  Amid a gun violence epidemic that’s ravaging communities across the US, attacks on American history curriculums in classrooms, and failures from elected officials to protect voting and abortion rights, American democracy is in crisis.    [...]

2023-04-03T16:17:59-04:00February 2nd, 2023|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Fund Peace Coalition Panel w/Dr. Antonio Cediel, Marcus McCallister, Shani Buggs & Dr. Chico Tillman

Fund Peace Coalition Panel w/Dr. Antonio Cediel FEATURING: Marcus McCallister, Shani Buggs & Dr. Chico Tillman   This summer, Fund Peace will be hosting a series of summits around the country to bring communities together, hear concerns related to community and gun-related violence in your cities, and provide information about advocacy efforts and grant funding opportunities for organizations. Please fill out [...]

2023-03-28T11:29:34-04:00February 2nd, 2023|Gun Violence, News, Politics|0 Comments

OKC community members and police talk about Tyre Nichols

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Several protestors across the nation are coming together after the Memphis Police Department released bodycam footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols by officers at the department. On Sunday, Oklahoma City and surrounding communities came together for a forum at the Tower Theatre in Uptown. Tyre Nichols videos show what happened in fatal Memphis traffic stop beating Community members used [...]

2023-02-17T10:41:53-05:00January 30th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments

Fight Racism – Pastor Mike McBride

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7MYltxzKMU Pastor Mike McBride- Executive Director, Live Free UNLEASHING CONGREGATIONS TO SET PEOPLE FREE As people of faith, we know that our country’s legacy of racism, violence, and economic exploitation runs counter to what is prescribed in our most sacred texts. Sadly, the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the world is also one of the most violent and punitive. With [...]

2023-03-10T10:19:50-05:00January 26th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Must Watch Covid Vaccinations- Mistah F.A.B. interview with Dr. Noha Aboelata

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8I1lFTL9WI4 Dr. Noha Aboelata gives great information on COVID vaccinations and keys to navigating the pandemic. Dr. Noha Aboelata is a family practice physician who formed the Roots Community Health Center in Oakland to support communities impacted by systemic inequity and poverty. “As founder and CEO of a community-rooted health center devoted to uplifting individuals, families and communities, I am honored [...]

2023-03-10T10:07:02-05:00January 25th, 2023|News|0 Comments

MISTAH F.A.B. – Perfect City (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/ksj9XQ9s-as Perfect City is a collaborative project of artist Mistah F.A.B., Golden State Entertainment and LIVE FREE USA that speaks to the hope and aspiration of a future free from violence and oppression. As we gather to celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr we are compelled by the enduring legacy of his social vision and collective [...]

2023-02-17T10:44:54-05:00January 20th, 2023|News|0 Comments

The Toni McNeil Story (Faith In the Valley San Joaquin)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBlC7uYedXk Listen to Toni McNeil of Faith In the Valley San Joaquin share how community organizing can help youth create opportunity to disrupt their mindsets and make decisions while thinking of the bigger picture. “We need to create a safe space for our youth to come into and then equip them with the tools that they need to be able to [...]

2022-03-29T14:28:16-04:00March 3rd, 2022|News|0 Comments
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