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Community leaders, residents come out in support of Emanuel’s call for peace

Before the start of Memorial Day weekend, community leaders and residents across the city joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a series of orchestrated peace events on Friday May 23 and Saturday May 24. The events were part of a new campaign called Chicago Summer of Faith and Action where residents and neighborhood youth, along with prominent civic […]

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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 […]