Former Gangmember, Inmate and now Columbia University Alumni Shares His Story

May 10, 2017

Onetime gang member Richard Gamarra ended up in prison at age 19 and felt like he was “in a dark place.” But after meeting Columbia professor Robert Fullilove, who taught a public health course to those incarcerated upstate, Gamarra saw new possibilities for a different life. Next week he graduates with a master’s degree from Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health.

Learn more about Richard’s story at this exclusive NY Daily News article.