Tag: gangs


Alive and Free Youth Media

Elliot Margolies - September 13, 2013

“Alive and Free” Stories East Palo Alto is a tough town to grow up in. There’s a lot of love and community, but also a lot of gang activity centered around turf and drug sales. A lot of young people have died before their time. Others have wasted many years in prison. In 2009, two Read More…

Alive and Free

Elliot Margolies - November 5, 2009

“Alive and Free is a compilation of stories about East Palo Alto community members serves to inspire and celebrate positive change and living.” The stories were produced by youth who were members of For Youth By Youth (FYBY), a violence prevention organization. The video project was made possible with support from the Cable Co-op Legacy Read More…