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Strides for Peace Press Releases

2020

November 29, 2020

The Gene Siskel Film Center and Strides for Peace Announce A Special Free Film Screening of the Choose Hope Film Series
Featuring 10 Chicago Community Organizations on the Frontlines of Covid-19, Racial Injustice and Rising Gun Violence.  

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September 18, 2020

Strides for Peace Hosts 7th Annual Race Against Gun Violence — Virtual!
Bringing together an unprecedented 80+ non-profit, academic, arts, health care and civic organizations to raise funds and awareness for community organizations working towards a Chicago where all can thrive.

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September 16, 2020

Chicago’s Race Against Gun Violence Announces Live Stream Celebration
Featuring Remarks by Mayor Lightfoot and Community Leaders
Performances by the Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, C.A.M. and DJ Hot Rod

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August 13, 2020

7th Annual RACE AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE Goes Virtual, Generates Support for More than 50 Community Organizations on the Frontlines of Gun Violence and Covid-19

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February 19, 2020

City Council to Vote on Resolution in Recognition of Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence

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2019

November 29, 2019

6th Annual RACE AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE Opens for Early Registration Drawing Diverse Stakeholders and Partners from Across Chicagoland

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October 23, 2019

Strides for Peace Hosts Inaugural Wellness Retreat to Address Trauma of Nonprofit Staff Working on the Frontlines of Gun Violence
Hosted at St. Mary of the Lakes, the retreat will be facilitated by NATAL, Israeli Center for Trauma and Resiliency and include eight Chicago community organizations.

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May 31, 2019

Nearly 2,000 to gather for Strides for Peace’s 6th Annual Race Against Gun Violence bringing together an unprecedented 70+ non-profit, academic, arts, health care and civic organizations committed to ending gun violence and building a Chicago where all can thrive.
Vic Mensa, Takesha Meshe Kizart-Thomas to perform with Civic Orchestra of Chicago

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May 23, 2019

Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence Announces Collaborative Performances featuring Vic Mensa, Civic Orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Takesha Meshé Kizart-Thomas

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March 7, 2019

Chairman Reboyras to introduce a resolution in recognition of the Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence

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