Community Violence INtervention

YouTurn is a community-based “movement” committed to ending violence.  YouTurn works one-on-one with highest risk adolescents and young adults, ages 12 to 25+ that are negatively impacted by violence in our community.  

Who Are We

Mission, Vision, Brief History, Board, Staff

We meet the needs of adolescents and young adults impacted by violence that live in the East/Northeast Sector of Douglas County in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Problem

Data Tells the Story

Nationally, homicide remains the 2nd leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year-olds in the U.S. and 5th for 25 to 44-year-olds.

The Solution

Treat Violence Like a Disease

YouTurn approaches violence prevention in a new and very different way.  We treat violence like a health disease.

Our Approach

Overview, Programs and Services

YouTurn programs and services support highest risk adolescents and young adults meet their individual goals.

Join the “Movement”

Become a Volunteer, Submit Your YT Application

YouTurn is a community-based “movement” that works best when concerned individuals come together to promote violence prevention.

Credible Messengers

The Key to Our Success

They offer positive healthy one-on-one interactions with youth to support them in their journey towards positive behavior change.