Homeboy Industries is the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. For over 30 years, we have stood as a beacon of hope in Los Angeles to provide training and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women, allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community.
“love never fails. it will always find a way to have its way. ”Father Greg
As we all feel the impact of COVID-19, there’s never been a greater time to stand with our mission of hope and compassion. We created the Homeboy Industries’ COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support our menu of critical services and to keep offering hope to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated individuals. Click here to learn more about our virtual, ongoing work with the brave men and women of Homeboy Industries, and to stand with us in this unique time.
Our Global Impact
What began in 1988 as a way of improving the lives of former gang members in East Los Angeles has today become a blueprint for over 250 organizations and social enterprises around the world, from Alabama and Idaho, to Guatemala and Scotland. The Global Homeboy Network is a group of like-minded organizations committed to impacting the lives of those in their communities. To Learn more, click HERE.
“I’m finally free. It was a struggle for a while because when I came here, I had no patience. But I did what I needed to do and am finally off parole. I had no family, but Homeboy Industries became my family.”