March 2020 marked the first month without a school shooting in the U.S. since 2002. But while some schools remain remote amid COVID-19, gun violence persists in Chicago and nationwide. Strides for Peace Executive Director Mary Stonor Saunders is quoted.…
Block Club Chicago features Strides for Peace Community Affiliate Hello Baby https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/11/10/hellobaby-has-been-giving-south-side-kids-a-free-play-space-since-2017-now-its-helping-parents-through-the-pandemic/
Before the race took place at Columbus Park, officers invited kids to talk about the impact violence has had on their lives.
A group of survivors are coming together as part of the seventh annual Race Against Gun Violence to make a difference.
Diane Latiker founded Kids Off the Block, turning her Roseland home into a safe place for children. View the feature HERE.
Robbin Carroll is founder and president of I Grow Chicago, an organization that has helped Chicago's South Side Englewood neighborhood thrive, not just survive.
Project Isaiah quickly made use of idle airline catering infrastructure to provide meals to hungry people in 11 cities nationwide -- including in Chicago! Read more about this effort here.
Words of gratitude and love. Thank you to Greg, the Crossman, for bringing love and light to the darkest times. Thanks to all those who sent videos and the lovely and amazing Patrick Mulvey and Andrew Ramsay of 5x12Films, who…
Trusted community organizations that will lead the outdoor distribution sites: Apostolic Church of God (and the Network of Woodlawn), Greater Auburn-Gresham Community Development Corporation, Austin Coming Together, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, New Life Centers of Chicagoland, South Shore Works and…
Kids Off The Block founder Diane Latiker, her husband and volunteers have been driving around distributing food, gloves, masks, sanitizer and information since March 31. Read more about their work here.