Luke Dowdney

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2006
Related TopicsMedia, Civic Engagement
This description of Luke Dowdney's work was prepared when Luke Dowdney was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2006.
Introduction
Luke Dowdney helps youngsters stay out of organized crime through a program that teaches martial arts along with life skills. He is leading an international network of organizations working to end children’s participation in gangs and other organized violence.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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