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

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Programs

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

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Helping young men ‘going to jail or … going to die’: Grand opening planned for Roca’s Holyoke office

July 10, 2018

Roca, an organization committed to helping high-risk individuals, will hold a grand opening for its 384 High St., location July 24. The Holyoke agency works with male…

From: MassLive

Roca is Baltimore’s newest effort to reduce crime among children, young adults

July 10, 2018

Around that same time, Molly Baldwin was back and forth from Massachusetts to Maryland – on a mission to bring a program she says could’ve saved Dawnta and those…

From: WMAR Baltimore

Roca Brings Antiviolence Campaign to Baltimore

July 5, 2018

A new team decked out in purple shirts hit the streets of Baltimore this week in pursuit of some of the most troubled and potentially dangerous young men in the…

From: The Crime Report

Nonprofit Roca begins relentless pursuit of Baltimore’s most dangerous young men — to change them

July 4, 2018

A new team decked out in purple shirts hit the streets of East and West Baltimore this week, in pursuit of some of the most troubled and potentially dangerous young…

From: The Baltimore Sun

 

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Alejandro

Participant, Young Men Program, Lynn

Danny

Participant, Young Men Program, Springfield

Eli

Participant, Young Men Program, Boston

Kerry

Participant, Young Mothers Program, Chelsea

Manny

Participant, Young Men Program, Lynn

Gina

Staff, Young Mothers Program Manager

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