Jorja Leap

Jorja Leap

Jorja Leap, an adjunct professor in the social welfare department at UCLA, She is also Director of Health and Social Justice Partnership and is a nationally recognized gang expert, currently conducting a five-year research study evaluating the impact of Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention and re-entry program in Los Angeles, CA. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jorja Leap has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2012 Forum.

Appearances by Title:Adjunct Professor, Social Science, University of California, Los Angeles Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Project Fatherhood</em>

    Project Fatherhood

    Jorja Leap talked about her book, Project Fatherhood: A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America’s Toughest…

  • <em>Jumped In</em>

    Jumped In

    Professor Jorja Leap talked about her book, Jumped In: What Gangs Taught Me about Violence, Drugs, Love, and Redemption, a study…

  • Youth PROMISE Act

    Youth PROMISE Act

    Panelists discussed the various components and benefits of the proposed Youth PROMISE Act. They focused of efforts to reduce…

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