Meghan Markle and prince Harry have been spotted in train to lend a hand to an association of assistance to the reintegration of former prisoners in Los Angeles. The former duke and duchess contribute in their own way to social justice locally, within a city deeply unequal.
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Meghan Markle and prince Harry give of their time to social justice. The couple emigrated to Los Angeles has been seen assisting in the operation of the association, Homeboy Industries, which works each year for the past 32 years to the reintegration of more than 9,000 former inmates affiliated with gangs in the city. Meghan and Harry are taking slowly their brands in the United States, three months after their capture of the distances with the british royal family. After being expressed, outraged, denouncing the death of George Floyd, it would seem that Meghan Markle has taken note of his words. However, this is not the first time that she has contacts with this association, with which she has worked alongside her mother there are more than twenty years.With masks, hats and gloves health, it is only if one recognizes the famous couple, married just two years, on the photo, unveiled by the organization. But the real fans did not disappoint.
A position for social justice in the health crisis
The couple has volunteered with the association, in a session of “cooking and conversation”. The duke and duchess of Sussex were then posed for a photo published on June 24, on Instagram, that might as well could go unnoticed… But the 80,000 subscribers of the bakery and the coffee association have done the rest. In the publication, and its representatives have written : “Thank you to Harry and Meghan, the duke and duchess of Sussex, for we have visited and shown solidarity in our cafe-bakery yesterday ! Our team was thrilled to work alongside of them while they were helping to prepare the food and that they in learning more about our program FeedHope, which employs our members to provide meals to youth and seniors in precarious throughout Los Angeles in the aftermath of the pandemic Covid-19.” There’s not that Hollywood is in Los Angeles !
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Thank you to Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, for visiting and standing in kinship with our Coffee and Bakery teams yesterday! Our staff was thrilled to work alongside them as they helped prepare food and learned more about our newly launched #FeedHOPE program, which is comprised of staff or program participants to provide meals to food-insecure senior citizens and youth across Los Angeles in the wake of the #COVID19 pandemic. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For 32 years, Homeboy Industries has stood as a beacon of hope in Los Angeles to brave men and women seeking to transform their lives after gang-involvement and incarceration. Each year, we provide support to nearly 9,000 individuals through job training and free services such as tattoo removal, mental health services, GED classes, legal services, and more. Above all, we provide space for our clients to heal from intergenerational cycles of violence in a community of radical compassion. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you’d like to help provide second chances to the brave men and women, and their families, visit our website and stand with us at the link in our bio. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷 Credit: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
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