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Anti-Violence Nonprofit Roca Opens Holyoke Office

July 29, 2018

An organization committed to keeping young men out of the poverty-to-prison pipeline is expanding its presence in western Massachusetts. Roca has opened…

From: WAMC

Roca celebrates opening its doors in Holyoke for young men having trouble with the law

July 24, 2018

An organization aimed at keeping young people off the path to incarceration celebrated their opening in Holyoke Tuesday night. Edward De La Cruz, a…

From: WWLP 22News

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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