March 13, 2024 | 7:00 p.m. Pacific | Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St., Portland OR 97211
Join us for a conversation about community, belonging, and ending violence with Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, a gang intervention, rehab, and reentry program based in Los Angeles.
Father Boyle is a Jesuit priest who served as a pastor in Boyle Heights during the wave of gang-related violence that began in the 1980s and peaked in 1992, when more than one thousand people were killed in the city. While law enforcement and criminal justice authorities turned to suppression and mass incarceration to address gang violence, Boyle and members of his parish and community adopted a radical approach: treating gang members as human beings.
Today, Homeboy Industries employs and trains former gang members in a range of social enterprises and provides critical services to thousands of people each year.
This event is part of our 2023–24 series, Fear and Belonging.
You can join this event either in person or online.
The event will take place in-person at the Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta St., in Portland. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m, and the event will begin at 7:00 p.m. The program will end at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available on the Alberta Rose website.
A limited number of free tickets are also available for this event. To request free tickets, please use this form.
If you need accomodations to participate in this event, please contact Ben Waterhouse at email@example.com by March 4.
Consider This is made possible thanks to the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Oregon Cultural Trust, Susan Hammer Fund of Oregon Community Foundation
$15; free tickets available
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