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9/9/2020 in Category Ministry Updates, Our Stories, Over the Edge

In May 2018, Falone woke to screaming and gunshots.  She followed the commotion outside, where she saw a body on the ground. It took her a second to realize it was her brother, Marcus.  Her... More

Why I Rappelled: Kevin’s Story

8/12/2020 in Category Our Stories, Over the Edge

We are preparing to launch Over the Edge 2021 on September 15, 2020!  In preparation, we're featuring stories about stopping youth violence.  Here, staffer and Catalyst alum Kevin Sanchez... More

Rose

7/29/2020 in Category Ministry Updates, Our Stories

We met Rose a year and a half ago when she was 14 at the detention center. Rose faced some severe charges, including the possibility of being tried as an adult. Each week, we visited her... More

Sometimes, It Takes a Long Time

7/15/2020 in Category Our Stories, YFCamp/Summer

Daniel has been on staff with Miami YFC for nearly 14 years!  Because of this, he can often give us perspective when we get discouraged – over the years, he has seen God show up in kids’... More

“I Was Just Tryna Check on You”

7/1/2020 in Category Our Stories

Chaos. Worry. Uncertainty. Three words that sum up what COVID-19 has brought many of us in our lives.

Uncertainty probably does it the most for me. What’s going on with the kids? Are they... More