Monday, December 7, 2009

Alabama's homeboys

Former LA gang members , the Homeboys, travel to one of the poorest sections of Alabama to work with impoverished youth. A video of one of their trips is at the above link at the LA Times, as well as photos and an essay.

See also the site for a movie Father G and the Homeboys : www.fathergandthehomeboysmovie.com

and a video for the documentary below about Fr. Greg Boyle and the Homeboy Industries, which was started 20 years ago:

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