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We envision a Chicago where all can thrive, freed from the fear of gun violence.
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Strides for Peace is dedicated to increasing the collective impact of nonprofits working to create a Chicago where all can thrive, free from the fear of gun violence.  To that end, we work to empower community organizations, promote collaboration and amplify solution-driven dialogue of those on the frontlines of ending gun violence.

We believe that everyone has a stake in ending gun violence and that communities have solutions. Our work is centered around harnessing the power of community organizations and providing new pathways for people who care to get involved.

Choose Hope Film Screening

Beyond every headline are stories of hope, love and resilience. Meet the people who fight for what they love and bring out the best in our city by watching our panel discussion from our 2nd annual Choose Hope Film Screening at the Gene SIskel Film Center featuring Chicago Adventure Therapy, Contextos, Firehouse Community Arts Center, Future Ties and Ring of Hope.

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#LetsTalkAboutPeace

See the ways people are coming together to build peace as we head towards race day!

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#ChooseHope

Community organizations are one of Chicago's greatest assets. Meet the people who choose hope, no matter the odds.

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#WhyIRun

Everyone has a stake in ending gun violence. Hear the stories of people working for a peaceful Chicago

Connect. Commit. Contribute. Change.
Be part of building peace.

Help us increase the collective impact of organizations working to end gun violence, and build a Chicago where all can thrive.