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


Roca CEO Speaks in Washington, D.C. about Organization

February 17, 2017

Molly Baldwin, founder and CEO of Chelsea-based Roca Inc. delivered a powerful talk Thursday, Feb. 9, at TEDxPennsylvaniaAvenue, sharing the story of Roca and how relentless…
By: Chelsea Record

Why are We Stalking You? To Keep You Out of Jail – Tedx Talk

February 10, 2017

Molly presented a talk about Roca at the Tedx Pennsylvania Avenue 2017. Read the transcript here.

Op-Ed: Think outside box to deal with young adult criminals

February 8, 2017

Massachusetts has long been recognized as a leader in juvenile justice reform for youth who commit crimes prior to age 18…
By: Frank G. Cousins Jr., Steven W. Tompkins

Massachusetts lawmakers to consider raising court age from 18 to 21

February 6, 2017

A bill that would raise the age for the juvenile court system one year at a time for the next three years was sponsored by State Sens…
By: Shira Schoenberg







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