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Gregory Boyle  

Roman Catholic Priest of the Jesuit Order; Founder of Homeboy Industries

As the founder and CEO of Homeboy Industries, Father Gregory Boyle has dedicated his life to helping LA’s most marginalized individuals find a place in society’s ranks. He has become a beacon of hope around the world, and was just selected as one of the White House Champions of Change.

Boyle is an American Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit order. He is the former pastor of Dolores Mission Church in Los Angeles.

Boyle has received the Civic Medal of Honor from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the California Peace Prize granted by the California Wellness Foundation, the Lifetime Achievement Award from MALDEF, and the James Irvine Foundation’s Leadership Award. Boyle was named the 2007 Humanitarian of the Year by "Bon Appetit" Magazine.

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The Power of Boundless Compassion

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