Hernando Roldán

Ashoka Fellow
Medellín, Colombia
Fellow Since 1996


This profile was prepared when Hernando Roldán was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
Official methods to manage conflict are unable to contain Colombia's escalating levels of violence. Hernando Roldán is working with ex-vigilante youth to demonstrate an effective nonformal, voluntary, community-based alternative method of conflict resolution in Medellín, one of Colombia's most violent cities.
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