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'HOMEBOY': Immigrants, Prisoners And Gay Gangbangers At Outfest 2012

Tomas Mournian | Posted 09.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

HOMEBOY is a film by Dino Dinco about gay Latino men who are former gangbangers (or cholos). Made over the course of 10 years, HOMEBOY features a small group of men in one-on-one interviews about a little-known world.

Support Mounts for Salvadoran Gang Truce

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Tom Hayden

"Gangs are not inherently negative, do not come like outside aliens, but arise among our sons and daughters, and they need healing, a public health approach, a community-based approach."

Marcus Baram

How A Priest Helped Give Hope Back To Thousands Of Gang Members

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 01.06.2012 | Impact

Soon after his father was murdered, 10-year-old Wilfredo Lopez started hanging out with neighborhood gangs. When he was 15, he was busted for selling ...

Pastor Of Second Chances

Katherine Marshall | Posted 07.28.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Homeboy Industries today is a bustling bundle of different offices and departments. A non-profit organization, it is proud to call itself the largest gang rehabilitation program anywhere.

'Homeboy And Homegirls' Need Money to Keep Their Jobs

Toan Lam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

Homeboy Industries needs $5 million dollars to get through the next six months. Father Boyle says due to the bad economy, grants and donations dwindled, so they need the money to bridge the gap.

Homeboy: A Visit with Father Greg Boyle and 12,000 Former Gang Members

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Matlack

Father Greg explains that gang members can get their high school diploma, they can get counseling, they can get their tattoos removed. But ultimately the point is to find them work so they can become self-sufficient.