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Live Free Statement on the Jacksonville Shooting

LIVE FREE USA joins in prayer for the families and loved ones of Angela Michelle Carr, Anolt “AJ” Laguerre Jr., and Jerrald De’Shaun Gallion, and stands with our comrades and the entire city and community of Jacksonville as they reel from the shock and devastation of this weekend’s mass shooting by a racist White supremacist vigilante. We applaud the leadership of [...]

2023-08-28T15:26:27-04:00August 28th, 2023|Gun Violence, News, Racism|0 Comments

REGISTER NOW! Euclid, OH Hosts Bootcamp for Activists, Organizers and Peacemakers

Join the Euclid Hope Task Force and our national partner, LIVE FREE USA, for this three-day event that includes a Kick-Off Rally on Thursday, August 31st, followed by intensive trainings on community-rooted violence prevention and interruption strategies on Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2. The event is part of the Hope Task Force's ongoing efforts to build safe, sustainable community through human-centered, trauma-informed citywide collaboration. [...]

2023-08-25T16:28:57-04:00August 24th, 2023|Events, News|0 Comments

Meet Rosa Clemente: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Rosa Alicia Clemente is an award-winning organizer, speaker, political commentator, producer, independent journalist, scholar-activist and former vice presidential candidate. A leading voice of her generation, the Bronx-born Black-Puerto Rican is frequently sought out for her insight and commentary on Afro-Latinx identity, Black and Latinx liberation movements, police violence, colonialism in Puerto Rico, hip-hop feminism, third-party politics and more.   Rosa Clemente [...]

2023-08-16T17:38:11-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Michael Tubbs: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Michael Tubbs is an American politician who is currently serving as a special adviser for economic mobility and opportunity for Governor Gavin Newsom. Tubbs raised over $20 million dollars to create the Stockton Scholars, a universal scholarship and mentorship program for Stockton students. He is the Founder and Chair of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income along with E.P.I.C.   Michael Tubbs [...]

2023-08-16T17:32:24-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Lateefah Simon: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Lateefah Simon is a 25-year veteran organizer and nationally recognized advocate for civil rights and social justice. She is also an elected member of the Bay Area Rapid Transit board of directors and the President of MeadowFund. Simon also previously worked as the executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. Simon is also [...]

2023-08-16T17:21:16-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Phillip Agnew: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Phillip Agnew, a native of Chicago, Ill., and co-founder of the Dream Defenders. He found his voice as one of today’s most prolific community activists while a student at FAMU. In addition to serving as student body president from 2006-2007, a student member of the Board of Trustees, and the co-chair of the University’s Vote Coalition, he was recognized as a [...]

2023-08-16T15:03:48-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Angela Davis: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Angela Davis is a political activist, author, and professor. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1944. Angela experienced racism at a very young age. Birmingham was one of the most segregated cities in the country. Her neighborhood was nicknamed “Dynamite Hill” because of how often the Klu Klux Klan targeted the homes. Angela believed that capitalism and racism were dangerous [...]

2023-08-16T14:52:38-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Dorsey Nunn: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Dorsey is a leading expert with over 40 years of professional experience in criminal justice reform. He is the first formerly incarcerated director of a public interest law office in California. Dorsey was sentenced to life in the California Department of Corrections when he was 19 years old. He paroled in 1981 and discharged from parole in 1984. Under his leadership [...]

2023-08-16T14:40:18-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Aida Mariam Davis: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Born to an Ethiopian family in Baltimore, Aida Mariam Davis lived between multiple worlds. She is a descendant of anti-colonial fighters who kept Ethiopia free from colonialism when virtually all of Africa was carved out and divided among European powers. She was raised in Apple Valley, CA where her father was a member of the Mojave Desert Sierra Club and instilled [...]

2023-08-16T14:22:54-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

 Live Free OKC is on a mission to prevent gun violence

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Live Free OKC is on a mission to prevent gun violence and they believe they have an alternative solution, launching Oklahoma’s first community intervention program. “What we know is that less than 1% of a city’s population is usually responsible for almost 60% of the gun related shootings and homicides,” said Pastor Mike McBride, Executive Director of [...]

2023-08-04T15:19:04-04:00August 4th, 2023|Community Violence Intervention, News|0 Comments
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