February 13, 2020 | By Rosa Anaya, Brian Hanson

Deep Dish: One Woman Is Standing Up to Murder and Violence in El Salvador

Rosa Anaya

This week, soldiers with automatic weapons occupied El Salvador’s legislature, demanding more funds to fight rampant criminal gangs. For years, violence and crime have led to poor living conditions in the country and mass emigration. Rosa Anaya, a Gus Hart Visiting Fellow at the Council, joins Deep Dish to discuss her groundbreaking work rehabilitating inmates and gang members in El Salvador with Catholic Relief Services’ Second Chances. 

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