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Video: Faith-based Bakery for Former Gang Members

Father Greg Boyle founded a bakery in one of L.A.’s poorest neighborhoods because he wanted to help former gang members start a new life. He saw promise in an abandoned bakery across the street from the parish he served. That was nearly 30 years ago. Now Homeboy Industries employs 250 former gang members, one of […]

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Gang Recovery: A Faith-Based Approach

  If more young men in America are to reach maturity intact and spiritually healthy, they will require not only gainful employment but significant relationships.  Karim Camara, the new Director of the NYS Office of Faith-Based Community Development, summed up the crisis:     We have a generation of sixteen to twenty-four year olds who are […]

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