Homies Unidos originally formed to address the problems of urban violence and the internationalization of gangs in 1996 when a group of y...
Homies Unidos originally formed to address the problems of urban violence and the internationalization of gangs in 1996 when a group of youth, mainly gang members deported from Los Angeles, came together in San Salvador, El Salvador to discuss methods and means of diminishing the violence that plagued them, out of these meetings the organization was formed. In 1998, gang members and former gang members in the predominantly Central American community of Los Angeles in queue with Homies Unidos in El Salvador started working in their neighborhood with the same goal. Homies Unidos works to end violence and promote peace in our Central American communities through violence prevention; the promotion of human rights in immigrant communities and the empowerment of youth and families to achieve their full potential in a just, safe and healthy society in Los Angeles and El Salvador. To achieve this, Homies Unidos offers an alternative vision to incarceration, deportation, and repressive and
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in 2016 we will be taking Unaccompanied minors to the Vigil, help us with the expenses,
Unaccompanied Minors to attend the SOAW vigil in Columbus GA. Help them get there.
Help us send our youth to help close down the School of the Americas
Homies Unidos works to end violence and promote peace. The programs we have serve to empower our youth and their families to be leaders of their own lives.
Call us for more information: 213-383-7484
Remembering the beginning of our work and the struggles we still face. #homiesunidos
Season Greeting and may you have a safe and happy new year.
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