TITLE

STREET PRIEST

AUTHOR(S)
BOYLE, GREGORY
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Guideposts;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses on a gang intervention program called Homeboy Industries, started by Father Gregory Boyle in Los Angeles, California. The program was directed to bring gang members back to normal life through counseling and job assistance. In the economic crisis of 2009, the program was devoid of funding and Boyle was forced to close it. However, the program workers agreed to work without wages and he also received funding from various sources thus avoiding the closure of the program.
ACCESSION #
57678395

 

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