MS-13 Trauma and Potential
a long time ago.
Updated a long time ago.
Each day there are streams of boots on the ground who walk out their doors to ready to serve those who have been labeled “Bad Hombres.” We know them as social workers, case managers, street outreach, community advocates, drug substance specialists, educators, therapists, law-enforcement, and faith community. Somehow they see beyond the polarization, navigate through increasing hysteria and employ prevention and intervention care. They zoom in on the beauty of human qualities while contending judgement from those who simply critique.
As speeches and sound bites single out a group of gang members to stir fear …it’s vital to bring attention to the individuals who are rolling up their sleeves every day to make “America Great” by upholding the notion that every life matters and has potential to live with purpose.