Topic: Destiny's Children: A Legacy of War and Gangs

Children in a World of Gangs

May 3, 2013
Children in a World of Gangs

Donna De Cesare has covered Central American gangs like a war correspondent. Her new book reveals the effects of the violence on youths. Watch a video and see a slideshow.

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Photojournalist Donna DeCesare Presents Lecture on Destiny's Children: A Legacy of War and Gangs, April 19

April 13, 2010

Event: Donna DeCesare, associate professor of journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, will present a visual lecture, followed by a QandA, on "Destiny's Children: A Legacy of War and Gangs."

In her "Destiny's Children" project, DeCesare follows the lives of four young people marked by the experience of war. Each struggles with difficult circumstances and has to face the lure of gangs. Told in images with bilingual text, the stories explore the complexity of their experiences with compassion and political insight.

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