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Manager Molly Burns

Molly Burns is a project manager for the USAID Juntos para la Prevención de la Violencia (JPV) Activity  in Chemonics’ Latin America and the Caribbean division.

by Molly Burns

Using Civic Justice to Disrupt Cycles of Violence: Lessons Learned from Mexico

Last month in Morelia, Michoacán in Mexico, a woman returned to her vehicle to find she was being ticketed by a police officer for parking in a no parking zone. She became verbally aggressive towards the officer, pushed him, and accused him of distributing tickets only to collect bribes. Three years ago, Morelia authorities would…