Ashoka Fellow
El Salvador
Fellow Since 1999
This description of Magdaleno Rose Avila's work was prepared when Magdaleno Rose Avila was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
Drawing on his personal evolution from troubled youth to mature champion of conflict resolution and social activism, Magdaleno Rose-Avila is launching a daring initiative to combat the growing phenomenon of gang violence that is ravaging post-war El Salvador.
The New Idea
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