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News / November 2019

[VIDEO] Father Greg at #SJES50Years Congress in Rome

We’re happy to share this round table discussion between Father Greg, activist Vaishali Patil from India, and young leader Noluthando Honono from South Africa, yesterday at the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat Congress in Rome, Italy! Father Greg spoke of communities of tenderness as the key to healing for young people on the margins of […]

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News / October 2019

Remember Us This Giving Tuesday, Dec 3rd!

Homeboy Industries stands as a beacon of hope for former gang members and previously incarcerated men and women seeking to make a change in their life. Each year we provide free job training and support to nearly 9,000 individuals in Los Angeles. Giving Tuesday is a once-a-year, global movement to celebrate nonprofit organizations, like Homeboy Industries, who help […]

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Uncategorized / August 2019

Homeboy Industries Returns to The Other Art Fair L.A.

Homeboy Industries’ Art Heals returns this fall to The Other Fair | LA, presented by Saatchi Art at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on September 5-8, with Sleeved Out In Radical Kinship, an interactive art piece for all ages. After viewing art and letters from formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women of Homeboy […]

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Press / July 2019

Homeboy Industries Welcomes Steve Delgado, Chief Development Officer

Los Angeles, CA – Steve Delgado has been named Chief Development Officer at Homeboy Industries where he will oversee Development, Marketing and Communications, Media Relations and the Global Homeboy Network for the internationally recognized gang prevention, rehab and reentry non-profit organization. “We’re thrilled to welcome Steve to Homeboy,” said Thomas Vozzo, Chief Executive Officer.  “Steve’s […]

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Event / June 2019

Homeboy Streetwear Pop-Up at West Elm L.A., 6/30

We’re excited to partner with West Elm for an upcoming pop-up shop featuring our latest Spring 2019 Streetwear Collection from the Homeboy Industries co*lab! Join us on Sunday, June 30th, from 11am to 5pm at West Elm L.A. for a chance to get your own #HomeboyStreetwear. Local clothing brand LOW END will also be present […]

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News / June 2019

Homeboy Grocery now at Walmart!

Homeboy Salsa and Guacamole now available at Walmart Locations in Southern California On Thursday, June 13, 2019 Homeboy Industries celebrated the introduction of Homeboy Salsa and Homeboy Guacamole for sale at forty select southern California Walmart locations. The product launch celebration was held at the Walmart Superstore in Compton, CA and featured Compton Mayor, Aja […]

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News / June 2019

NEW Project with The Little Market!

We’ve teamed up with The Little Market to design and screen-print limited edition Homeboy & Homegirl tote bags. They’re fair trade, good for the environment, and support our mission — 50% of every bag sold will be donated to Homeboy Industries. The Little Market is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering artisan women in […]

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News / April 2019

One CLICK Can Help Create Jobs

UPDATED 5/10/2019: We are thrilled to announce we are a finalist in the $100,000 My LA2050 Grants Challenge! A huge THANK YOU to everyone who voted for Homeboy as we create job opportunities for the formerly incarcerated. Wish us luck in the next phase of the selection process! Winners will be announced June 4th. LA2050 […]

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Event / March 2019

The Other Art Fair

Homeboy Industries has been selected as the official non-profit partner for The Other Art Fair Los Angeles, which is presented by Saatchi Art at Magic Box at The Reef in Downtown Los Angeles, on March 28-31. At the event, Homeboy Industries ArtHeals will sell limited edition work by our program participants. Visit us at the […]

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Event / January 2019

Lo Maximo

Join us March 30, 2019 at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE, for a joyful evening hosted by Homeboy Industries Board Member, Jane Fonda and her longtime friend, actress, Lily Tomlin.  On this evening we will all come together to recognize our shared humanity through inspiring stories and celebrate the truth that we all belong to […]

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