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The recently released official trailer for “Homeboy Joy Ride” is the first episode of our Called from Darkness documentary series.
Homeboy Joy Ride is the first of six episodes. It amplifies the voices of those living in community at Home Boy Industries in East LA. Homeboy Industries serves high-risk, former gang-involved men and women with a continuum of free services and programs, and operates several social enterprises that serve as job-training sites. Visit homeboyindustries.org for more information about this very loving and caring community founded by Father Greg Boyle, S.J. A must watch film for the individuals, their families, friends, neighbors, and work colleagues who have experienced the negative consequences of drug addiction and the positive effects of embracing a process of recovery within community.
Homeboy Joy Ride Info Kit with details on this film is available at http://www.homeboyjoyride.com on EarthSayers.tv, Voices of Sustainability.
Called from Darkness is a six-part documentary series that explores the spiritual and social dimensions of those who find sobriety and authentic community, after having lost loved ones to addiction and overdose. These six episodes in the series focus on communities that represent a range of our citizens from rural, suburban and urban America to include people from all walks of life to include former gang members, veterans, Native Americans – people from all walks of life.
Contact Ruth Ann Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org for distribution information and to arrange a community screening of Homeboy Joy Ride for your group- neighborhood, employer, school, church, non-profit, volunteer organization, recovery communities, and/or friends.