Homeboy News

News/Events

Event / November 2021

JUST US | SUPPORT HOMEBOY INDUSTRIES ON GIVING TUESDAY

A LITTLE BIT OF KINDNESS MAKES A BIG IMPACT. On November 30th, millions of people will stand together in unity and celebrate the amazing work of nonprofit organizations like Homeboy Industries. We’d love to have you as one of the thousands of people who stand with us on GivingTuesday.   Join our community of kinship in support […]

Read More
News / November 2021

2021 Homeboy Gift Guide

Give a gift that keeps on giving, products with a purpose! Every purchase from one of our social enterprise businesses impacts a life and supports the people of Homeboy Industries, looking to transform their lives. Shopping for loved ones isn’t always easy, but we’re here to help! We’ve put together a list of gift ideas that we know they’ll […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 – […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More