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“Hearts Up, Guns Down”

The rain didn’t keep Back of the Yards youth, local artists, neighborhood leaders, law enforcement and the mayor from coming together for the 3rd Annual Faith and Action Summer Kickoff at Davis Square Park Friday, May 27. Children doodled with crayons and markers at a creative play station installed just behind the artists while they […]

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Mayor Emanuel, community leaders announce launch of “Summer of Faith and Action”

Dozens of community and faith leaders joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel this morning at the Garfield Park Field house to announce the kickoff of the “Summer of Faith and Action.” The anti-violence initiative, spearheaded by the Mayor’s office, asks pastors, community leaders, business owners and residents to organize events and activities in neighborhoods citywide to promote […]