Tattoos on the Heart and Barking to the Choir

Fr. Greg Boyle has been working to reduce the terrible effects on people of gang activity for decades.

This Fresh Air segment originally aired in 2017.

https://www.npr.org/player/embed/563734736/563828471
His work is important, and his stories are both heartbreaking and inspiring.

His two books are worth a look. His first, Tattoos on the Heart, and his latest, Barking to the Choir.