Homegirl Cafe is dedicated to supporting the work needs of former female gang members by offering them hands-on training in a safe work environment. Women and girls considered at-risk in Los Angeles County are in desperate need of basic tools in order to improve their lives financially and emotionally. By offering a positive alternative to gang life and the accompanying violence, Homegirl Cafe helps these young women and girls, and now young men employed in the Cafe, to create stronger families, make better choices for themselves, break the cycle of poverty, and increase their self-confidence, making them better leaders and heads of households. We strive to find them work, as well as to create an environment where they can find support, grow, and improve their situation.
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