Ashoka Fellow
South Africa
Fellow Since 1998
This description of Glen Steyn's work was prepared when Glen Steyn was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Introduction
Glen Steyn is revitalizing the South African township of Westbury by showing young people how to turn away from gangs and take control of their futures. He is enabling young people to transform hopelessness into hope and rid the community of gang wars, drug lords, and violence.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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