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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Nothing Stops a Bullet Like a Job

It began as a jobs program that provided an alternative to gang affiliation for young people.   In 1992, a bakery was opened in a run-down warehouse. A tortilla stand in the downtown market was next.  Before long Homeboy Industries was born. Fr. Gregory Boyle, a Jesuit priest, has spent more than two decades advocating for at-risk and […]