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News / September 2021

KTLA 5’s Frank Buckley and Vera Jimenez to host the Homeboy 5K

We’re excited to have KTLA 5’s Frank Buckley and Vera Jimenez hosting our 12th Annual Homeboy 5K Run/Walk. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 2nd at 8:00 AM. Join us as we run (or walk!) in kinship with those who are often pushed to the margins! This family-fun event is one you […]

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News / July 2021

Homeboy Industries Receives $15 Million in Funding to Support Training and Reentry Program

Homeboy Industries has received $15 million in funding from the State of California’s 2021-2022 budget to further develop its workforce training and reentry program in partnership with the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB).   For more than 33 years, Homeboy Industries has provided comprehensive wrap around services, job training and quality jobs to formerly incarcerated and gang […]

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News / June 2021

Homeboy Industries Receives $50,000 Gift from Deckers Brands.

Homeboy Industries is excited to receive a generous $50,000 gift from Deckers Brands to support our program and services. Read the full press release below. GOLETA, Calif., June 16, 2021, Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced the recipients of their annual $500,000 […]

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News / June 2021

Homeboy Industries to Receive $20 Million Gift to Support Renown Reentry Program

Homeboy Industries, the world’s largest reentry organization for formerly incarcerated and gang involved individuals, has received a $20 million gift from MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett. This transformative gift will be used to fund initiatives including establishing an operating reserve; developing supportive housing solutions for program participants; and creating more quality jobs through the expansion […]

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News / June 2021

Homeboy Industries Receives Support from LA Super Bowl Host Committee

Homeboy Industries is excited and honored to be named as one of the “Champion” organizations and included in the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program. In its journey to Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee (LASBHC) announced 56 community organizations selected as part of the official Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program –Champions […]

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News / May 2021

Homeboy Industries Hosts a Vaccination Day.

Homeboy Industries teamed up with the Office of LA Supervisor Hilda Solis and several other community partners to bring the COVID vaccine to justice-impacted community members. 125 doses of the vaccine were administered during the event. Over 15 community-based justice organizations participated in the event leading to close to 150 volunteers supporting the event. The […]

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Event / March 2021

Lo Maximo Awards 2021

Join us Saturday, May 1 at 5:45 PM for the Lo Máximo Awards hosted by Homeboy Industries Board Member, Jane Fonda and her longtime friend, actress, Lily Tomlin. We have reimagined this year’s Lo Máximo as a virtual event that will welcome our Homeboy family from all around the world – drawing a wider circle – […]

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News / March 2021

Pre-Order Father Greg’s Book, “The Whole Language”

We’re very excited to announce that Father Greg’s third book, “The Whole Language”, is now available for pre-order!  About the Book: Gregory Boyle, the beloved Jesuit priest and author of the inspirational bestsellers, Tattoos on the Heart and Barking to the Choir, returns with a call to witness the transformative power of tenderness, rooted in his lifetime of […]

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News / December 2020

Support Homeboy Industries this Holiday Season!

For more than 32 years, Homeboy Industries has stood with the most marginalized and demonized amongst us, supporting hundreds of thousands of men, women and youth seeking to change the arc of their lives. We have been a local and global leader in the social justice movement – seeking and acting to change the way the world […]

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News / December 2020

LA Rams Players Give $50,000 to Homeboy Industries in Honor of Giving Tuesday

Homeboy Industries would like to thank the Los Angeles Rams players for donating $50,000 to our organization in honor of Giving Tuesday! We are extremely grateful to have them standing with us in supporting the men, women and youth who are on a path towards self-discovery, healing and transformation. The Rams invited 25 social justice […]

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