Teen martial arts program in Roxbury punches back at city’s low life expectancies

Madison Park Technical Vocational High School | Boston, MA
September 3, 2019

Alexandria (Ali) Fuller is fighting crime and low expectations in Roxbury, Massachusetts by providing free martial arts training for neighborhood kids. Her program is an outlet for stress, as well as a place of comfort and tranquility in an effort to “Beat 58”, the average life expectancy of Roxbury residents.

Story produced by Bryan Edouard, Martin Ramos, Jose Moreno, Dre Salomon and Sotero Rodriguez at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School in Boston, MA. Instruction provided by STEM SRL Connected Educator Linda Garmon.