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January 09, 2019

5th Annual Holiday Party - Thank You!

Our trainees' families gathered at Homeboy Industries for a time of fun and holiday cheer at our 5th Annual Holiday Party, hosted on December 21st. The event was filled with free gifts, food, and games, all in the spirit of ensuring our community started off the holiday break with a party! We would like to thank the following people and organizations for making this event such a success:

Accenture • Angel Alvarado • Ann and James Walker • Ann Mosser • Archdiocese of Los Angeles  • Baby2Baby • Boyd Lighting • Children’s Life Saving Foundation • Christina Singleton • Disney • Felicia Salmon • General Mills • Gensler LA/Education Studio • HITT Contractors • Homeboy Bakery • Immaculate Heart High School • IRTH Communications • Jayro Sandoval and the team from Homegirl Catering • Jenny Montano • Joe-Cheo McGuire • Jordan the DJ • Jim Oswald • Kinship Angels • LA Chargers • LA Dodgers • LA Lakers • Lauren Segal with Give a Beat • Loyola High School • Marlborough School • Peggy Doughty • Saint Joseph High School • SmartStorage Systems • Tito's • Toys for Tots • Traylor Bros., Inc. • Universal Studios Hollywood • Viamericas • Warner Brothers • Westlake High School • Westwood Presbyterian Church

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December 14, 2018

Volunteering Opportunities




Date: December 28, 2018

Time: All day (or until they run out of ice cream) 1PM -12AM

What: Free scoops for all guests of their shop. They forgo tips and collect donations. 

Every year on the anniversary of their opening, Humphry Slocombe has  flung open their doors and offered free scoops to the public and accepted donations for its community partner Project Open Hand here in San Francisco. Humphry Slocombe is going to continue this tradition in Los Angeles with Homeboy Industries as their community partner of choice in SoCal.

Date: 12/28

What: Free scoops for all guests of their ice cream shop. They forgo tips and collect donations. 

Things we would love you to do:
Be a volunteer onsite to talk about Homeboy for key timeframes (busiest hours are in the evening on Fridays from 6-10PM)
Post signage from Homeboy to drive awareness


When:  December 15, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

During the Christmas season Homeboy has organizations whom “adopt” trainees and their families. These organizations will be giving gifts to the parents and children. We have 38 families who have been adopted by the Cathedral Archdiocese of LA. Each family will be receiving multiple boxes of gifts and a box of food. The location of this distribution will be in the back parking lot of Homeboy’s. We need volunteers to help with the distribution of these gifts and food boxes.



When: Thursday December 20, 2018

What: Deliver an unwrapped toy to Homeboy to the attention of Maria Flores or Natalie Rossi no later than December 19, 2019.

Natalie Rossi:

Maria Flores:



When: Friday December 21, 2018

What: Volunteers are asked to adopt a family to give specific gifts to one trainee's family 

How:   Contact Maria Flores at Homeboy. Each volunteer will be matched with a family, so that a volunteer can either buy gifts for a family with one child or a family with multiple children.

Maria Flores:

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November 26, 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 may not re-offend, but it is only healing the whole person that truly breaks cycles of violence and trauma for generations to come, for good.

When you donate to Homeboy Industries, you enable us to provide vital job training and re-entry services, from GED tutoring to tattoo removal, at no cost to nearly 9,000 individuals who walk through our doors seeking life transformation annually. Through mental health counseling, over 150 classes in life skills, substance abuse support, recovery and wellness, as well as our multiple social enterprises that employ our program participants, we work hard to stand, heal, and invest in those whom society has cast away.

The work we do is unique, and we receive very little government funding. Instead, we rely on people like you to stand with us in declaring that everyone deserves a second chance.

This season, we invite you into the joy of giving hope to someone who needs it most. Your generous support shines a light for formerly gang involved and previously incarcerated men and women seeking new pathways forward. 

Thank you for shining YOUR light this season!

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November 01, 2018

Save the Date: #GivingTuesday is on November 27!


Homeboy Industries stands as a beacon of hope for former gang members and previously incarcerated men and women all year round, providing free job training and support to nearly 9,000 individuals each year. Giving Tuesday is a once-a-year opportunity to celebrate how nonprofit service organizations like Homeboy Industries help our communities thrive. The work we do is unique, and we receive very little government funding. Instead, we rely on people like you to stand with us in declaring that everyone deserves a second chance.

Donate today to kick off our $50,000 Giving Tuesday goal! And be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up to date on this worldwide effort, happening November 27, 2018.

Thank you for standing with us this #GivingTuesday!

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July 30, 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 a particularly valuable piece of equipment that will allow us to treat hundreds of men and women looking to remove visible tattoos that may prevent them from working certain jobs and moving beyond their gang affiliation . We look forward to putting this gift to good use supporting our mission!

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October 10, 2018

Voter Education Classes Every Friday in October at Homeboy Industries

This month, as a part of ongoing Civic Engagement workshops, Homeboy Industries is hosting a Voter Education series every Friday from 10:30am to 11:15am. We are excited to be able to educate, support, and encourage our trainees/clients to get involved in the democratic process and ensure their voices are heard in the upcoming midterm elections on November 6, 2018. 

The Voter Education series consists of four workshops during the month of October:

October 5, 2018 - Workshop #1: Voter Eligibility and Registration
October 12, 2018 - Workshop #2: How to understand and get involved with issues/items important to you
October 19, 2018 - Workshop #3: How to conduct research and find information on propositions and candidates on the ballot
October 26, 2018 - Workshop #4: Understanding your sample ballot and mock polling place troubleshooting/practice

These workshops will take place at Homeboy Industries (130 W. Bruno St.) and are open to trainees and community clients. Everyone is encouraged to attend these classes and register to vote in preparation for election day. We hope to see you there, and if you haven't registered to vote yet/are unsure of your registration status, click here!

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April 07, 2018

30th Anniversary Lo Máximo Awards - Save the Date

Thirty years ago, Greg Boyle took a radical approach to comforting a neighborhood’s escalating gang violence: treat gang members like human beings. Soon after, Jobs for a Future was born. Then, in the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, Homeboy Bakery was created and generated such success that the non-profit organization, Homeboy Industries, was established. But this was only the beginning.

At the 30th Anniversary Lo Máximo Awards Dinner we will celebrate the men and women who have changed their lives for the better, the people whose generosity paved a way for their foundational healing and the man whose audacious vision and commitment to radical kinship started it all. Join us.

Saturday, April 7th, 2018 | JW Marriott at L.A. Live | Lo Máximo Awards and Dinner

Reserve your sponsorhip here.

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April 08, 2016

Fighting Shadows, Richard Cabral’s One Man Show, April 15 to May 8

Don't miss the LIMITED RUN of Richard Cabral's one-man show FIGHTING SHADOWS! A brutal, truthful account of Homeboy Industries Award-winner and Emmy-nominated actor Richard Cabral’s early life as a notorious gang member in East LA, Fighting Shadows follows his life-affirming transformation out of the shadows of gangs, prison, and violence, and into a new world of family, art, and love. Produced by Emmy-nominated actress Jami Gertz and helmed by the acclaimed director Robert Egan, this production features live music from Rocio Libertad Mendoza and original collaborative paintings by artists from Homeboy Industries.
April 15 - May 8 at The Rosenthal Theater at Inner-City Arts. A portion of the proceeds benefit Homeboy Industries. Grab your tickets here!

Instagram: @Homeboystory
Twitter: @Homeboystory 

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October 24, 2015

6th Annual “Every Angeleno Counts 5K & Festival”!

Homeboy Industries’ Every Angeleno Counts 5K and Festival 2015

Click here to view the brand new website for 2015 at!

On Saturday, October 24, 2015 more than 5,000 folks of all ages will gather for a morning-long festival celebrating the worth of every Angeleno and the work of Homeboy Industries.

The Festival includes a 5K Run, an art exhibition and sale featuring 50+ renowned and emerging artists in a variety of media, activities for children, performances by eclectic musical artists, a vendor village selling handicrafts and artisan treats, and the first ever Homegirl Café Football Field Lunch (imagine tacos with 1,000 of your closest friends).

"Homeboy Industries stands against the idea that there might be lives out there that matter less than other lives," Father Greg Boyle, Founder and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries proclaimed into the bull horn at last year’s event. "Put more positively: Every Angeleno counts. And your being here this morning announces that with your feet."

Each year over 10,000 formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women from across Southern California come through Homeboy Industries’ doors in an effort to make a positive change. They are welcomed into a community of mutuality, kinship and respect. And they receive a wide variety of services ranging from tattoo removal to anger management and parenting classes so they can move on from Homeboy Industries and become contributing members of the community - knowing they count.

Join us as a runner or walker, donor or sponsor, volunteer or cheerleader. Every Angeleno Counts.

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August 10, 2015

2nd Annual Gathering of the Global Homeboy Network

August 10th & 11th  - 2nd Annual Global Homeboy Network Gathering

Welcome Reception:

Sunday, August 9th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Homegirl Café, 130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles, CA 90012


Monday, August 10th & Tuesday, August 11th
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Registration is now open.
Please email for any questions and check this page for updates.

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July 01, 2015

3rd Annual Back-To-School Drive

Summer is here… but, before too long, it will be back-to-school time!!

To support the educational goals of our Homeboy community, we are holding our 3rd Annual Back-To-School Drive throughout the month of July.

If you can add a few school supplies to your own student’s shopping trip, please know that any contribution to this effort, large or small, is very much appreciated. It all adds up!! And we are very grateful.

Throughout this month we will be accepting school supplies for students of many ages, all of whom we hope to supply with the much needed tools for success. Aside from the 200+ school-age (K-12) children of our trainees, and the 75+ adults enrolled in community college and vocational training, there are usually over 100 students enrolled at Learning Works @ Homeboy, our charter high school in Boyle Heights. We especially want to support this partnership, since these are kids that would not be in high school if not for the wonderful program, compassionate teachers and tenacious staff of Learning Works!

We want to offer our support and encouragement to all of these students, so they feel the love from their community and the pride in accomplishing something so important. We know that an education is the gift that keeps on giving. In Homeboy-style, let's make sure they know: "We got your back!"

So, please join us in our 3rd Annual Back-To-School Drive throughout the month of July. We can accept donations of any of the following unused school supplies:

Backpacks, calculators, 3-ring binders, lined filler paper, spiral notebooks, folders, report covers, rulers, pens, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, colored pencils, highlighters, white out, glue sticks, gift cards, etc.

We will distribute these supplies on August 3rd in a Back-To-School event. We want all of these students to succeed - and we know it takes a village!!

You can drop-off at our headquarters at 130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 from M-F 7:30am-5pm. You can also mail them to that address, ATTN: Educational Services.
Please direct questions to Sara at

Thank you very much for your continued support and for making this Back-To-School season less stressful for so many of those in need. We appreciate your efforts!!

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April 11, 2015

2015 Lo Maximo

Saturday, April 11, 2015 | JW Mariott at L.A. Live | Lo Maximo Awards and Dinner

Dear Friends,

After the laughing and crying, Homeboy hugs and high fives – Homeboy Industries’ annual fundraiser is the most important night for the organization each year.

With your help, in 2015 Homeboy Industries will provide a welcoming place for 10,000 gang members and formerly incarcerated men and women to leave behind hopeless pasts filled with poverty, abuse, and criminal activity.

Proceeds from Lo Máximo will support free job training program and wrap-around services like mental health and substance abuse support, educational and legal services, tattoo removal and so much more.

You know that the work is important and the evening is an inspiration.

Commit as a Community Sponsor or above by February 9, 2015 and we’ll acknowledge you on the invitation we send later in the month. 

See sponsorship levels and sign up here

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January 05, 2015

Exlore Alaska’s Inside Passage with Father Greg

Cruise Alaska's Inside Passage on the Celebrity Solstice June 12-19, 2015 with Father Greg. Read more and book now.

The eight-day cruise itinerary includes: :

  • Ketchikan, Alaska, known as the gateway to Alaska
  • Tracy Arm Fjord and Junea, Alaska
  • Skagway, Alaska
  • Inside Passage,
  • Victoria, BC

Through the cruise Father Greg will share stories and wisdom gleaned from life with the men and women of Homeboy Industries. And he'll celebrate mass daily. This is a unique opportunity to travel with Father Greg and it will surely be a transformative experience.

When you use code 55837 to book your cruise, you'll be invited to a welcome reception and receive a personalized autographed copy of his book Tattoos on the Heart. Reserve your spot today.

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October 22, 2014

Open House and Farm-To-Table dinner!


Join Us on Nov. 1st 

For an open house and farm-to-table dinner

Open House - Saturday, November 1st  5:30-7:30
130 W. Bruno Street - Los Angeles, CA 90012

Drop by Homeboy Headquarters to sample and pre-order holiday delectables from tamales and granola to cookies and Homegirl’s special coffee brew.

This year only, taste a 2010 Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay produced by Speratus Winery.Order as a gift and 100% of the proceeds benefit Homeboy Industries.

AND, enjoy a reprise of the EVERY ANGELENO COUNTS ART SHOW & SALE  that made its debut on October 18th as part of this year's 5K Run. Proceeds from sales benefit Homeboy Industries.

Tasting fee is $15 and can be applied to your purchase or pre-order of gifts!

Please click here to register. 

Farm-to-table dinner

and transformation stories at the Homegirl Café

Saturday, November 1st beginning at 6:30 p.m.

It’s a new tradition! Seasonal family style dinner at the Homegirl Café topped off by Transformation Stories from men and women working through Homeboy Industries’ program.
The evening begins with light bites, libations and a wine auction. Attire is casual, but bring your credit card.
Attire is casual. Space is limited. Tickets are $75. Be prepared to be wowed by the company, the food, and the amazing work that goes on at Homeboy Industries.

Please click here to register. 

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September 23, 2014

Community Roundtable

Homeboy Industries and Children’s Institute, Inc. present our 2nd Community Roundtable

"The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children"

Tuesday, September 23rd

Children's Institute, Inc. (Otis Booth Campus)
2121 Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026

For more info and registration

To download flyer

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June 13, 2014

Fatherhood Solution Conference

Friday, June 13th

7th Annual Fatherhood Solution Conference
Westin LAX Hotel
5400 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

I’ve attached the conference brochure and below is the link to the registration website:


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May 29, 2014

Transformation Stories Live: An Evening of Kinship and Compassion at Homeboy Industries

Join us on May 29th for Transformation Stories Live in the intimate setting of Homegirl Café. Celebrate the lives of the men and women who courageously choose the path of transformation every day at Homeboy Industries as we gather together to hear their stories. 

RSVP now!

2014 Homeboy Hero Jose Rodriguez and Homeboy trainees will share their stories. The program will be preceded by food and cocktails catered by Homegirl Café.

The event is $12 per person. Proceeds support Homeboy Industries.

When: Thursday, May 29; reception at 5:30, hourlong program at 6 p.m.

Where: Homegirl Café, 130 Bruno St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012

Please RSVP here:

And don't forget: May is Lo Maximo month, which means that everyone who signs up as a monthly giver through Tattoos on the Heart will receive a bag full of Homeboy goodies!

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April 26, 2014

Salud Arte: Building Healthy Communities

Salud Arte

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April 12, 2014

Goodeggs Foodhub Opening

Please stop by the Homeboy Industries table at the Goodeggs Los Angeles Foodhub Opening on Saturday, April 12, 2-6pm 2760 Clearwater Street Los Angeles, CA 90039 Live music, food, drinks, games, fun for the entire family!

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April 04, 2014

PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo

San Francisco International Arts Festival
present “Healing from Violence” A Conversation with Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos, Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries and Jerry Tello of National Compadres Network & National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute Friday, April 4th, 2014. 5:30pm-7:00pm (updated times), FREE at Los Angeles Theater Center (LATC) 514 S. Spring Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90013 You are invited to attend this special conversation with community leaders working on local, national and international levels who will be discussing the topic of “Healing from Violence.”

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April 02, 2014

Safe Neighborhoods And Schools Rally

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February 20, 2014

Community Roundtable

On Thursday, March 20, 2014, in collaboration with Homeboy Industries, Children's Institute, Inc. will hold a one-day community roundtable to discuss several of the issues related to helping individuals successfully reintegrate into society after incarceration. We hope you'll join us! Click on the image for more information. roundtable

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December 14, 2013

Usher in the holidays with Transformation Stories at Homegirl Cafe

Please join us Saturday, December 14 at 4 p.m. for a special holiday edition of our ongoing Transformation Stories events. Experience inspiring stories of kinship and courage from Homeboy trainees, enjoy tamales from Homegirl Cafe and enter the raffle to win a gorgeous gingerbread house from Homeboy Bakery! From the margins to finding the Homeboy community, Homeboy trainees will share their experiences, revealing how while working at Homeboy their lives have been changed and how community trumps gang.


Learn how you can become a sustaining member of the Homeboy Industries community during the holidays and beyond, through our monthly giving program, Tattoos on the Heart.

This afternoon of kinship will feature tamales, as well as other light bites and aguas frescas from Homegirl Café.

Transformation Stories Saturday, December 14th, 2013 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (light bites at 4, program at 4:30) Homegirl Cafe 130 West Bruno Street Los Angeles, California 90012 Come on down. Please bring a friend. Admission by donation.

Presented by Tattoos on the Heart, Homeboy Industries’ new monthly giving program.

Easy monthly giving funds major monthly transformations.

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November 02, 2013

Basketball Game vs. Power 106

Saturday November 2nd. Get your tickets for the battle on the court. Homeboy's basketball team will take on popular LA radio's Power 106.

Tickets are $10. Limited VIP tickets available. Get yours here.

Doors open at 5:30 pm. Game time is 6 pm.

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September 21, 2013

2013 5K Run/Walk

Join us this Saturday for the 4th annual Homeboy Industries 5K Run/Walk at Los Angeles State Historic Park!

Early packet pick-up is at Homegirl Café on Friday, the night before the race, from 3-7 p.m.

Saturday, September 21, 2013
6-7:30 a.m. - On-site registration and packet pick-up
8 a.m. - Race time
The Homeboy Marketplace will be open until 11 a.m. with food and fun for everyone!
Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA ‎

On-site registration will be $45.00/adults, $20.00/kids $40.00/team members. We will accept cash, credit cards & checks.
-Donate to support Team Homeboy as our homeboys and homegirls run alongside case managers, employment services counselors and volunteer teachers. We'll all say thanks!

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August 22, 2013

Wine tasting event hosted by the Los Angeles Paralegal Association will benefit Homeboy

The Los Angeles Paralegal Association is holding a wine tasting on August 22. Proceeds from the event will go to support job training and the free services and programs offered at Homeboy Industries. Homeboy speakers will be on hand to share their experiences and answer questions. Learn more and register at L.A. Paralegal Assocation hosts benefit wine tasting event for Homeboy

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June 23, 2013

Kris Kristofferson & John Flynn Benefit Concert for Homeboy Industries

Smothers Theater, Pepperdine University

June 23rd, 2013 at 7:30 pm

kris kristofferson live in concert
Kris Kristofferson

Tickets are on sale NOW!

Tickets can be purchased in person at the Smothers Theater box office, over the phone at (310) 506-4522, or online at

VIP Tickets @ $250 include a private post-performance dessert reception with the artists and Father Greg Boyle

Additional tickets are $75 and $45.

Proceeds support job training and wraparound services for formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women at Homeboy Industries. Call (323) 526-1254 x312 with questions. In addition to regular reserved seating tickets, a select number of VIP packages will be available, which will include premium seating within the first three rows, a limited-edition commemorative concert poster, and a meet-and-greet opportunity with Kristofferson, John Flynn, and Homeboy Industries founder Fr. Gregory Boyle after the show.

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May 18, 2013

“G-DOG” held over in Los Angeles Laemmle theaters - May 18 & 19

Thanks to audience support, "G-DOG" has been held over once again through May 19th at Laemmle theaters in Pasadena and Claremont. Saturday, May 18th - 11am // Sunday, May 19th - 11am. Thanks for spreading the word to your friends and family!

* Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101
* Laemmle Claremont 5, 450 W. 2nd St., Claremont, CA 91711

Check out the trailer: G-DOG Trailer

Purchase tickets: Online Tickets

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May 04, 2013

“G-DOG” extended screenings in Los Angeles - May 4 & 5

If you missed the SoCal theatrical debut of "G-DOG" last week, you're in luck!! Due to popular demand, "G-DOG", the new documentary about Homeboy and Father Greg, has been extended through this weekend at Laemmle theaters in Santa Monica, North Hollywood, Pasadena and Claremont. Saturday, May 4th - 11am // Sunday, May 5th - 11am.

Join Academy Award-winner, Freida Lee Mock, for a special Q&A following the screening of "G-DOG" in Santa Monica.

Join Homeboy staff for Q&A's following the screenings in NoHo, Pasadena and Claremont.

* Laemmle Monica 4-Plex, 1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
* Laemmle NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
* Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101
* Laemmle Claremont 5, 450 W. 2nd St., Claremont, CA 91711

Check out the trailer: G-DOG Trailer

Purchase tickets: Online Tickets

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April 25, 2013

“G-DOG” - Purchase the DVD today

G-Dog the Movie

Get your copy today from the Homeboy Industries Merchandise Store and Online.
G-Dog is a story about second chances - about the charismatic visionary Greg Boyle, a Jesuit priest who rescues kids from gangs by launching the largest, most successful gang intervention and rehab program, Homeboy Industries, now an international model. "Must See Film..." - Huffington Post "Inspirational" - LA Times "Amazing Film" - Film Talk, KPCC "Riveting…Brilliantly Told" - Latino Weekly Review

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April 20, 2013

Homeboy at the LA Times Festival of Books - April 20 & 21

Please swing by and support the Homeboy booth at the upcoming LA Times Festival of Books!!! Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st. We'll be near the cooking stage and food trucks in the Blue Zone on Cromwell Field at USC - Booth #2081. Father Greg will be signing his NY Times best-seller, Tattoos on the Heart, and Homegirl Cafe Chef Pati Zarate will sign her beautiful, brand-new cookbook, Hungry for Life. Father Greg will be available: Saturday, 10-11am/4:30-6pm & Sunday, 12-5pm. Chef Pati will be available all throughout each day. We look forward to seeing you there!! Free and open to the public. For more info, go to the event website at:

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April 16, 2013


The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is thrilled to present the documentary "G-Dog", by Academy Award-winner Freida Lee Mock, as the first event of the 2013 NVFF K-12 Education & Outreach Program. After a well-received screening at last November's festival, the NVFF wants to continue sharing this important story with the community. Homeboy staffers and "G-Dog" co-stars, Hector Verdugo and Fabian Debora, will attend the screenings and discussions. Please join them at one of the following shows: Tuesday, April 16th, 5:30-8pm - Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School Auditorium. Wednesday, April 17th, 5:30-9pm - Napa District Auditorium. Thursday, April 18th, 6:30-9:30pm - American Canyon High School Auditorium. Possible additional screening in Calistoga TBA. Admission is free for students with ID, and $5 for adults. Tickets sold at door. More info at:

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April 05, 2013

“G-DOG” at Cleveland International Film Festival - April 5-6

The 37th Cleveland International Film Festival will screen the new documentary, "G-Dog", for two nights. One of its stars, Homeboy Substance Abuse Counselor and resident artist, Fabian Debora, will be in attendance, along with Academy Award-winner, Freida Lee Mock. Two screenings: Friday, April 5th, 7:10pm. Saturday, April 6th, 4:40pm. Tower City Cinemas, Tower City Center, 230 W. Huron Road, Cleveland, OH 44113. For more info, go to:

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March 05, 2013

“G-DOG” film screening in Sydney, Australia

For those Homeboy supporters who live Down Under, please go support the Closing Night screening of "G-Dog", the new doco about Homeboy Industries and Father Greg, by Academy Award winner Freida Mock. Homeboy staffers, and "G-Dog" stars, Louis Perez and Fabian Debora, will be there to welcome you with big, open arms! Please stop by to say g'day and lend your support. Tuesday, March 5th. 6pm. Big Picture Film Festival, Event Cinemas, Sydney, Australia. Tickets required. More info at:

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December 15, 2012

2012 Homeboy Industries 5K Run/Walk - December 15, 2012

Saturday, December 15, 2012
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Los Angeles State Historic Park

Join us for a great morning in the park to support Homeboy Industries!

- Registration & check-in open at 6:00am
- Come early for breakfast and shopping in the Homeboy Marketplace
- Race begins at 8am
- Stay late for post-race lunch, shopping, entertainment and community booths

What you can do now:
- Sign up to run!
- Spread the word!
- Put together a team!
- Become a corporate sponsor!
- Donate to support Team Homeboy as our homeboys and homegirls run along side case managers, employment services counselors and volunteer teachers. We'll all say thanks!

Registration Information
- $40 Adults
- $20 Children
- $30 Groups (10 or more registrants)

Each registrant will receive an exclusive 2012 Homeboy Industries 5K Run/Walk t-shirt, along with a goodie bag and a certificate for free Angela's Potion in the Homegirl Cafe or Homeboy Bakery.

Register online now!

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October 10, 2012

G Dog - Sun Valley Film Festival

Meet Homeboy Industries' Associate Executive Director, Hector Verdugo, and Director of Re-Entry Services, Shirley Torres, cast members in the new documentary G-Dog, a film by Academy Award winner Freida Lee Mock at a VIP reception and benefit screening. Saturday, October 13th. 7pm. Sun Valley Opera House, Sun Valley, ID. Tickets required.

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August 21, 2012

Music & Film Festival - Ford Theatre - August 21, 2012

Bring a picnic or grab dinner at the Homeboy Marketplace, rock out to your favorite Oingo Boingo songs with Johnny Vatos Boingo Dance Party (featuring former members of Oingo Boingo) and then, after the sun goes down, watch an advance screening of “G-DOG”, the new documentary from Academy Award ® Winning filmmaker, Freida Lee Mock. The film follows Father Greg Boyle and the men and women of Homeboy Industries as they faced the financial crisis that almost closed their doors forever.

Gates @ 6:00pm / Band @ 7:30pm / Movie @ 8:30pm

General Admission is $40 (advance)/$45 (regular), VIP is $150 (advance)/$155 (regular). To purchase tickets, please CLICK HERE or call 323.461.3673

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June 17, 2012

Free Screening of “G-Dog” at LA Film Fest

"G-Dog", the new film by Academy Award winning film maker, Freida Lee Mock, will be screening at this year's LA Film Fest on Father's Day (Sunday, June 17, 2012) at 4:20pm at the Regal Cinemas at Regal Cinemas LA Live. Tickets are free, but space is limited. For more information about the LA Film Fest, and to reserve your tickets, go here. The documentary, which features Father Greg, Hector Verdugo, Louis Perez, Shayna Welcher, Brian Moon and Kyle Shoaf, chronicles life at Homeboy Industries during the economic crisis that almost forced it to close its doors. For more information about the film, visit their website at

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June 08, 2012

Town Hall Meeting: Save Adult Education in LAUSD!

The Los Angeles Unified School District has taken away most funding for Adult Education within the district. Adult Education is vital for the members of this community as it is an affordable source of quality education and vocational training. Please join Father Gregory Boyle and Homeboy Industries as we open our doors to the public and invite our community's leaders to candidly discuss this impacting issue. Friday, June 8 @ 4pm Homeboy Industries Headquarters 130 West Bruno Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

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