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Baltimore can do better. Here’s how.

January 12, 2018

A $6 million commitment from our business community to help implement the nationally recognized Roca program in Baltimore will strengthen our efforts to…

From: The Washington Post

Police commissioner: BPD making strides

December 30, 2017

The mayor’s relationship with philanthropist and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other local leaders is bringing Roca and several long-overdue…

From: The Baltimore Sun

Veronica Award Winner – Roca Youth Worker Alycia Gay

December 22, 2017

Roca has had unparalleled success altering the life trajectories of America’s most high-risk young people – the young people that are involved in crime, engaged in…

From: The Superstar Foundation

Roca, Anti-Violence Youth Program On Its Way to Baltimore

December 17, 2017

Mayor Catherine Pugh has worked overtime to find $17 million in funding to bring Roca, a Massachusetts-based anti-violence youth intervention program to Baltimore. This…

From: AFRO

Molly Baldwin’s Statement at Baltimore Mayor Pugh’s Press Conference

December 15, 2017

Thank you, Mayor Pugh and the City of Baltimore, for your remarkable generosity, due diligence into our work, and your incredible commitment to help…

From: Roca

Anti-violence program to target high-risk youth in Baltimore

December 14, 2017

A new anti-violence program will focus on helping high-risk young men in Baltimore without relying on the criminal justice system. News outlets report that Mayor…

From: The AP

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Josh

Participant, Young Men’s Program, Springfield

Tyler

Participant, Young Men’s Program, Chelsea

Zulma

Participant, Young Mothers’ Program, Chelsea

Michael

Youth Worker, Young Men’s Program

Gina

Staff, Young Mothers’ Program