"THE WHOLE LANGUAGE: THE POWER OF EXTRAVAGANT TENDERNESS"
Love is the answer, community is the context, and tenderness is the connective tissue.
Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, delivered the 2018 Ruth Knee Lecture on Thursday, November 1st. Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles is the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Homeboy Industries employs and trains former gang members in a range of social enterprises, as well as provides critical services to 15,000 men and women who walk through its doors every year seeking a better life.
You can view the program via livestream here: https://livestream.com/UC-SSA/ssa-pdp-20181101-knee-boyle
Photos by Lloyd DeGrane.