Alex Sanchez is the founder of Homies Unidos in Los Angeles. He was an unaccompanied minor who immigrated to Los Angeles by himself in 1979. He subsequently was involved with gangs, spent time in prison and was deported. After he returned to the United States, he decided to help support youth in areas where he had previously struggled.
Alex Sanchez knows the temptations of joining gangs for young Central American immigrants . . .
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