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Homeboy Industries provides hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women, allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community. Homeboy is the world’s largest and most successful gang rehabilitation organization in the world. Individuals are welcomed into Homeboy’s community of mutual kinship, love, and comprehensive wrap-around services to address their complex needs in a therapeutic environment. Each year, at least 250 men, women, and youth participate in our core 18-month program which offers full-time employment while participants (trainees) walk with peers and mentors to re-identify the truth of who they are and access services including case management tattoo removal, mental health support, substance abuse treatment, workforce readiness, and education. In addition, most of our services are open to the public at no charge, allowing us to reach over 8,000 Angelenos annually. This year, Homeboy is strengthening our programming for our young trainees, building new and innovative ways to serve the unique needs of those between ages 14-21. The program is further tailored for these trainees to focus on education, career awareness and interest/passion development, all while supporting high-risk youth on their journey toward wellness and healing.