Combatting Extremism

22.07.2009 | by Marisa Mazria Katz

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I had the chance to travel to Casablanca and meet with the inspiring Boubker Mazoz who is not only working for the US State Department’s public affairs division, but also has spearheaded dozens of initiatives, namely IDMAJ, around the city that fight poverty. Together we visited areas like Ben M’Sik and Sidi Moumen, where his cultural center is located, to see how he is using community organizing to keep kids here away from a life of crime and drugs.

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The above text got the likes of ABC and NBC interested in Mazoz’s story. Check out the video below.

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