Carlos A. Cruz Santiago

Ashoka Fellow
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Fellow Since 2004

Citation

This profile was prepared when Carlos A. Cruz Santiago was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
Introduction
Carlos Cruz has developed a new approach to reduce the rising problem of youth violence in Mexico’s schools. Through his Cauce Ciudadano Community Center, Carlos is promoting a model of violence prevention that identifies influential gang leaders and helps create new roles for them as nonviolent role models in their schools.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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