Posts Tagged as ‘gang’

b-the change: See “Harry Potter” AND “A Better Life”- a powerful film about undocumented family from the director of “Twilight”

We know you’ve been waiting for Harry Potter forever, but make sure you support the film A Better Life! Undocumented stories are being told.  Just recently, award-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas came out of the shadows.  For years, the Dreamers – the students actively fighting for the Dream Act – have been sharing their stories.  And now,  A Better Life is bringing [...]

July 12, 2011 by Maya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Homeboys are saving youth from gangs

Orignially posted at Causecast by ERIN SWAN, Causecast Editor With over 1,100 gangs in Los Angeles county, the L.A. area has the largest gang problem in the United States. For many, a life of violence and crime starts in childhood and becomes a trap that seems inescapable. In 1988, Father Gregory Boyle addressed that very issue when [...]

February 18, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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