Ruben, Violence Interrupter

Ruben Robinson was once a notorious gang member from from the infamous Canterbury neighborhood of Montego Bay, Jamaica. Today he works as a violence interrupter - preventing shootings and homicides in his community through a program supported by the Government of Jamaica. "Kids look up to me," he says. "Because first I was part of the problem, now I'm the solution."

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Last updated: August 15, 2019

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