Reducing Recidivism and Gang Violence Through College?
Photo: Romana Vysatova Photography
Elizabeth Ross, On Campus
An education non-profit believes it has a way to break the cycle of gang-related violence in Boston that spiked over the summer. For years, College Bound Dorchester has been helping former gang members and convicted felons from some of the most troubled neighborhoods in the city get to college. Now the organization is stepping up its support by giving some of these once-troubled individuals a paycheck to do it.