Our Mission at Homeboy Industries is to provide hope,training and support to formerly gang-involved and recently incarcerated men and women, by allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of the community. 100% of proceeds benefits Homeboy's comprehensive wraparound programs.
As we all feel the impact of COVID-19, there’s never been a greater time to stand with our mission of hope and compassion. We created the Homeboy Industries’ COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support our menu of critical services and to keep offering hope to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated individuals. Click here to learn more about our virtual, ongoing work with the brave men and women of Homeboy Industries, and to stand with us in this unique time.
For over 25 years Homeboy has engaged the imagination of more than 120,000 gang member helping them to envision an exit ramp off the "freeway" of violence, addiction and incarceration. Homeboy has become the largest, most comprehensive and most successful gang rehabilitation, and social enterprise organization in the world.
“WE’RE IN THE BUSINESS OF
Father Greg popularized the radical notion that even the most demonized individuals can thrive when given a second chance. In the beginning he partnered with local Los Angeles businesses in the Boyle Heights neighborhood,encouraging them to hire Homeboys and Homegirls. Eventually, Homeboy Industries was established as a nonprofit and began creating and operating its own job training businesses. Now, Homeboy Industries has grown from a single bakery to almost a dozen social enterprises, which provide both a vital training ground for clients as well as revenue streams to support the mission. Expansion of our businesses proves that people can transcend their pasts and become valuable,empowered employees and business leaders.