Over the past 30 years, the tide of gang activity in Los Angeles has turned, the field of re-entry services has broadened, and public safety has become more enlightened in ways that would not have been possible without the advocacy of Homeboy Industries.
“I’ve been carrying this paper of freedom in my pocket since I got it yesterday. Since I was 9 years old, I’ve been on probation and in and out of jail. For so long, my identity has been a number in the system. But now, I am free”