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Humanity Tribe


Oct 10, 2019

Interview with the Director of RISE Up Industries.

Their mission is to minimize gang involvement by providing integrated gang prevention, gang intervention, and post-detention reentry programs.

At RISE (Respect, Integrity, Spirituality, Empowerment) UP (Unity and Perseverance) Industries, we support formerly gang involved and at-risk individuals in their quest for a better, more meaningful life. We extend a rich array of services that not only counsel participants, but also provide opportunities for personal and professional advancement.

At RiseUp Industries, participants are welcomed into a community of mutual kinship, love, and a wide variety of services. Full-time employment is offered through an 18-month program that trains our members to be Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) machine operators—a technical skill in high demand that helps them re-identify who they are in the world, offers job training so they can move on from RUI and become contributing members of the community – knowing they count! Through contract work for local and out of state customers, they experience real work opportunities and work ethic development.

https://riseupindustries.org/

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Tattoos of the Heart by Father Greg Boyle

From Murder To Forgiveness by A. Khamisa

Writing After Life by Leslie Willis and Others

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