Kevin Grant is a nationally renowned expert in street outreach, violence mediation, prisoner re-entry, and employment programs aimed at helping youth and young adults find alternatives to violence and crime. He has twenty-five years of experience working with at-risk youth and the formerly incarcerated in the San Francisco Bay Area and has literally touched thousands of lives. Kevin has been the Violence Prevention Coordinator for the City of Oakland, California since 2008.
Over the past fifteen years, Kevin provides classes to juvenile offenders confined at the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, youth at Camp Sweeny (a juvenile detention camp) and to many high control juvenile probationers in Alameda County. He has also provided similar services for the California State Parole Office. Kevin is the winner of the 2013 California Wellness Peace Prize and was honored as a Hometown Hero by Comcast and the Bay Area News Group in 2010. Kevin also received the Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award in 2009.