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June 14, 2009 / compassioninpolitics

Homeboy Industries: From Guns to Pastries

How Can We Solve the Issue of Gang Violence?
Homeboy Industries is an innovative idea for solving inner city and gang violence in Los Angeles. The video talks about personal experience violence, the organization, and its partner organizations. Its a 4 minute video of a talk in a public affairs class at UCLA.

Do you know of similar organizations….post them in the comments section….

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  1. compassioninpolitics / Jun 15 2009 12:14 pm
  2. Ana / Jun 17 2009 2:15 am

    Have you seen our coverage of Homeboy?

    http://explore.org/explore/losangeles/films/119

    Feel free to embed it directly as another post, if you want to share it w/ your readers. And definitely check out other explore short documentaries on NGO projects, when you get the chance.

  3. compassioninpolitics / Jun 26 2009 5:41 pm

    Another notable social enterprise is Inspiration Corporation in Chicago:

    http://inspirationcorp.org/

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