Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1996
This description of Hernando Roldán's work 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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