Thursday, February 9, 2012

Homeboy Industries

  • Within the countrys largest gang intervention program, young men and women learn job skills working side-by-side with their would-be rivals.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Five students went on a service trip Jan. 15 to Jan. 21 to Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, Calif., the largest gang-intervention and re-entry program in the nation, according to the program's website.
  • (Scranton Times-Tribune)
  • In his talk, the founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries used anecdotes both humorous and poignant involving rival gang members to exemplify the direct connection between kinship, justice and peace.
  • (Tidings)
  • Rev. Gregory Boyle of Homeboy Industries, run by former gang members, helped find locations for the film to make it as authentic as possible.
  • (Hispanic Business)

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