Homeboy News


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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News / January 2019

Special thanks to the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles!

Homeboy Industries is proud to have been awarded a two-year grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. In 2018, The Foundation’s General Community Grants were awarded to programs that provide paths out of poverty through social enterprise. Homeboy Industries provides hands-on job training for hundreds of formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated individuals each year […]

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Press / December 2018

Jane Fonda Joins Homeboy Industries Board

Homeboy Industries, a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of men and women formerly involved in gang activity, announced Wednesday that Jane Fonda has been appointed as a board member.

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News / November 2018

Shine Your Light This Season!

For 30 years, Homeboy Industries has served as a beacon of hope in the heart of Los Angeles for formerly gang involved and previously incarcerated men and women. As we’ve grown to become the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world, we’ve learned an educated inmate may or may not re-offend and an employed one may or […]

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News / July 2018

New Tattoo Removal Technique

We’re excited to announce that in June 2018, Homeboy Industries received a donation of laser equipment from Eraser Clinic Laser Tattoo Removal. The Sinon q-switched ruby laser by Alma Lasers adds the 694 nanometer wavelength to our tattoo removal toolkit and allows us to treat exotic ink colors such as blue, green, purple, and stubborn black. This is […]

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