Roca’s Mission is to Disrupt the Cycle of Incarceration and Poverty by Helping Young People Transform Their Lives.
How we do it?
November 2, 2017
In February of 2012, just a few months after his 18th birthday, Daniel Almodovar got high and, with his stepbrother, made a terrible decision: The two of them attempted a…
From: The Boston Globe
OP-ED by Molly Baldwin and Gregg Croteau: Criminal justice bill can be game changer for young adults
October 26, 2017
The Commonwealth’s criminal justice reform efforts offer a unique opportunity to achieve a triple impact: improve public safety, reduce public spending on crime prevention, and redefine futures for our…
From: Commonwealth Magazine
October 18, 2017
The report outlines Roca’s intervention model – a first-of-its-kind intervention, and the only community corrections model in the country that focuses exclusively on high-risk…
From: Roca, the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Session on Community Corrections, and the National Institute of Justice
October 10, 2017
Hakeem Jackson doesn’t mince words. “Just a couple of years ago I was shooting at people,” he says. A wiry 20-year-old with an affable bearing, Jackson is sitting at the…
From: CommonWealth Magazine