Gregory Boyle

Gregory Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, CA. Now in its 30th year, Homeboy traces its roots to when Boyle, a Jesuit priest with advanced degrees in English and theology, served as pastor of Dolores Mission Church, then the poorest Catholic parish in Los Angeles, which also had the highest concentration of gang activity in the city. Homeboy has become the largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and reentry program in the world, and employs and trains gang members and felons in a range of social enterprises, as well as provides critical services to thousands of men and women each year who walk through its doors seeking a better life. Father Boyle has received the California Peace Prize, the James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year Award, and the University of Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal. He was inducted into the California Hall of Fame and named a 2014 Champion of Change by the White House. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion

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Barking to the Choir
Tattoos on the Heart
Tatuajes en el corazon

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Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th Street, Ste. 33
Santa Monica, CA 90402
DEC 12
PAGES: A BOOKSTORE
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904 Manhattan Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
DEC 13
UNION LEAGUE CLUB OF CHICAGO
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65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
JAN 5
WARWICK'S
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7812 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
JAN 25

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