Roca’s mission is to be a relentless force in disrupting incarceration, poverty, and racism by engaging the young adults, police, and systems at the center of urban violence in relationships to address trauma, find hope, and drive change.

Who We Work With

Young Adults & System Partners

At The Center Of Urban Violence

Young Adults 16-24 year olds who have experienced trauma and are the primary victims or drivers of urban violence.

System Partners Adults in critical public systems that impact young people and influence urban violence.

A cure for violence – Boston Globe

In the News

Roca Baltimore as part of Gates Foundation Economic Mobility Program


Roca Evaluation Update, September 2021

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