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Run the Homeboy 5K and Support Gang Member Rehabilitation Efforts

Liz Dwyer

Since 1988 Los Angeles' Homeboy Industries has helped gang involved or formerly incarcerated men and women turn their lives around by providing hope, job training, and skill building. Proceeds from the Homeboy 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 15, 2012 will help them keep their services going. And besides, with all the treats you'll be eating over the holidays, you can use the exercise.

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  • Vast Shadow

    Out of all the years so many anti-gang units... Authority... Organization tactics have taken place.
    Back in the 80s only one worked in California--surprised to see it still going. Bringing the gangs together, not scrutinize them or demoralize them with stereotypes. Just encouragement of being against violence. Most anti-gang rallies fail... Just because most gang members join gangs to be apart of something, because they don't have anything they want. Makes them feel apart of that `family.

    I never thought demolishing gangs was ever a good idea... You know, if you think about it... If the world ever ended or economy collapsed -- Those Gang bangers would be a lot more humble and accepting than any KKK, Aryans. It is disturbing in that view of economy collapse, but its true. Aryans hate anyone who don't abide to their hive-mind mentality and race, evenly.
    But if a global war occurred and countries were invading USA... Aryans would actually have a good stance, because their hate of non-Americans and Marshal law commitment... They are also insane, but would actually have greater chance of defending foreign invasions.

    Perhaps, that is why USA never really brings forced conviction to any of the gangs.