‘Homeboy Creative’ Series Showcases Poetry by At-Risk Youth and Former Gang Members (Video) - Poetry - Truthdig: Homeboy Industries offers a weekly creative writing class. Our Truthdig managing editor, Eric Ortiz, started attending the class in January and documenting the experience with Evrybit, a live mobile reporting and storytelling app. He has captured street poetry and prose: healing words about life, compassion and hope.
We created a series for the Homeboy Industries’ creative writing class called “Homeboy Creative.” The series tells the story of the Homeboy Industries community, in their own words, in chapters, one for each class.
Starting Tuesday, we will be running each of the chapters from Homeboy Creative on Truthdig.
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