Jacek Alaba

Ashoka Fellow
Poland
Fellow Since 1995

Citation

This profile was prepared when Jacek Alaba was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Introduction
With over a decade's experience dealing with drug-addicted people, Jacek Alaba has seen first hand the failings of the Communist policy of removing addicted people from Polish society. He is pioneering a community and work-rooted approach, which gives addicts a sense of dignity and responsibility.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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