Roca’s Mission is to Disrupt the Cycle of Incarceration and Poverty by Helping Young People Transform Their Lives.

How we do it?


High-Risk Young Men Program

Roca helps young men leave streets and gangs and go to work

High-Risk Young Mothers Program

Roca helps young mothers get out of violence, go to work and care for their children


Pay-for-Success in Action

April 18, 2017

Preventing recidivism among formerly incarcerated youth is a difficult challenge, but pay-for-success approaches like this one are beginning…
From: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Why Are We Stalking You? To Keep You Out of Jail

March 30, 2017

Watch Roca Founder and CEO Molly Baldwin’s TED talk at TEDxPennsylvaniaAvenue.

An Evening of Inspired Leaders

March 17, 2017

Roca Founder & CEO, Molly Baldwin and Roca Young Mother, Linette Nieves perform poetry with Mass Poetry.

Roca’s Work in The Associated Press

March 16, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Tykeam Jackson’s mellow voice and warm smile give little hint of how the 21-year-old spent his youth: in and out of juvenile detention and jails, leading…
The Associated Press







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