Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2004
This description of Manoel Johnson Sales's work was prepared when Manoel Johnson Sales was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
Tapping into the cultural power of the global hip-hop movement, Manoel Johnson helps poor Brazilian youth channel their energy into productive social engagement rather than succumbing to gangs, drugs, or violence.
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