Roca analyzes its performance and outcomes on a daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual basis, works with external evaluators to assess the effectiveness of its work, and is proud to be considered one of the nation’s leaders in results-focused interventions.

2020 Outcome Highlights

Young Men

Young Men

While More than 85% of Roca Young Men Come to Roca With a Violent Record, 4 Out Of 5 Stop Engaging in Violent Crime*

Only 33% of Roca Young Men Served from 2012-2019 Recidivated Within 3 Years —compared to the MA Recidivism Rate of 47-56%*

The Second Year of Roca Baltimore 182 Young Men Served*

98% Have a History of Arrests Prior to Engagement*

80% Practiced and Applied CBT*

Central American Young Men

Young Mothers

79 Central American Young Men Served in chelsea and East Boston*

78% Retained in The Model Throughout the Year*

75% Participated in Programming (Educational, Vocational, Life Skills)*

Currently Serving 254 Young Mothers and 335 Children* From 11 Massachusetts Communities

80% Retained in the Model Throughout the Year*

87% Practiced and Applied CBT*

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