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Peace initiative seeks to inspire inner city youth

The Chicago Area Project (CAP) and CAP Affiliate, South Shore Drill Team (SSDT), are partnering with The World Harmony Run to sponsor a Peace Tree Planting and March in response to recent summer violence today at 2:30 p.m. at the South Shore Drill Team Offices on 7218 S. Chicago Avenue, Chicago. The Peace Tree planting symbolizes bringing […]

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Little Village Marches for Peace

In response to the surge of violence this summer, Little Village residents, activists and local organizations came together for a community forum urging neighborhood residents to come together in search of anti-violence solutions. The forum was the beginning of a series of community meetings to keep residents informed and create neighborhood building activities such as […]

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Peace Walk at Fulton Elementary School

Students, staff and parents of Fulton Elementary School came together on Thursday Nov. 17 to spread the message of peace and demand an end to street violence. Walking through the streets around 53rd and Hermitage, the peace walk was meant to be a reminder to students and residents to remain vigilant of the neighborhood, according […]

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Seeking Peace: Communities Unite to End Street Violence

The list read as though part of a commencement ceremony. One by one, accompanied by a mellow hymn, the names of over 260 children killed by street violence in Chicago were read out loud. Gathered at Holy Cross Church on Nov. 4, parishioners joined by youth and residents of Back of the Yards and other […]