Oakland: Homicides A Common Occurrence in the Life of Marquis Jones

Oakland: Homicides A Common Occurrence in the Life of Marquis Jones / CivicorpsPublished in the Oakland Tribune by Scott Johnson on April 4, 2013

An intimate look at how the loss of almost 40 friends and family to gun violence has impacted a Civicorps student and how our school is helping to transform his life.

“I think that if all of my family was still here, I would have had my high school diploma already,” Marquis Jones, Civicorps student, said. “This is what I have to get done, not just for me but for the rest of my family.”

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