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Lawmakers see more room for juvenile justice improvements

February 20, 2019

In a crowded room that perhaps reflected the level of interest in the problem, advocates, legislators and state officials outlined ideas to help state government develop a more cohesive and unified approach to help children in the juvenile…

FROM: Worcester Telegram

After five months of recruiting Baltimore’s most dangerous young men, Roca ready to show its progress

January 10, 2019

Armed with a list of 180 young men considered Baltimore’s most dangerous, outreach workers have scoured city neighborhoods since July to find them…

FROM: Baltimore Sun

Open house at Roca, a partnership working to disrupt Baltimore’s cycle of violence

January 10, 2019

Roca Baltimore, a public-private partnership working to disrupt the cycle of violence in the city with relentless outreach to the highest risk young people, hosts a…

FROM: Baltimore Sun (video)

Roca program aiming to reduce crime in young adults begins in Baltimore

January 10, 2019

A new effort to reduce crime among young adults in Baltimore begins on Thursday. The program is called Roca, which is Spanish for rock. It aims to give teens opportunities…

FROM: WMAR

Nonprofit program targets Baltimore’s most dangerous young men

January 10, 2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is showcasing a new crime-fighting program targeting the city’s most dangerous young men. FOX45’s Keith Daniels was at the…

FROM: WBFF

‘They Immediately See Gangs’: From El Salvador To Boston, Helping Young People Shake Stigma And Feel Safe

October 23, 2018

President Trump has referred to members of the MS-13 gang as “animals” Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the gang is infiltrating the U.S., calling unaccompanied…

From: WBUR

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