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 people, allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community.
“We imagine a world without prisons, and then we try to create that world. ”Father Greg Boyle, Founder
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.”