Jesuits News Detail

July 9, 2014

Jesuit Father Greg Boyle has been recognized by the White House as a “Champion of Change” for his Los Angeles-based gang intervention program, Homeboy Industries. On June 30, Fr. Boyle accepted an award in Washington, D.C., for his work with Homeboy, now in its 25th year.

Along with Fr. Boyle, 14 others were honored for their efforts to “help those with criminal records reenter society with dignity and viable employment opportunities,” according to a White House press release.

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