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    Chicago Peace Fellows - December 21, 2021
    The 2021 Chicago Peace Fellows launched the We Care Van project to bring mental health services to the communities they serve. We Care Van is one out of the six projects that the Chicago Peace fellows started this year with the overall goal providing health and wellness services to communities across the West and South sides.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - December 07, 2021
    The Chicago Peace Fellows Mutual Aid Collaborative designed Chicago Stories On the Block to provide teens with 12 weeks of creative workshops featuring storytelling, poetry, photography, music and murals to help teens document their unique stories of family, community and self.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - December 04, 2021
    Chicago Peace Fellows launched the Mutual Aid Collaborative as a model of shared leadership, collaborative decision-making and collective action to support our communities through the twin epidemics of COVID-19 and violence.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - November 25, 2021
    Our Stories, Our Lives is one of the six summer projects that this year’s Peace Fellows collaboratively designed and supported using a dedicated pooled fund for violence prevention. The purpose of this project was to give young people a platform to tell their stories in different art forms with no limits.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - November 03, 2021
    The 2021 Chicago Peace Fellows cohort gathered to celebrate and reflect on nine months of shared learning and collaboration at a moving Graduation ceremony at the Chicago History Museum. The fellows were cheered by friends, family, civic leaders, and alumni as they each crossed the stage to receive their graduation certificate.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - November 02, 2021
    The CrimeStoppers team of the Chicago Peace Fellows invite grassroots organizations to apply before November 17th for a $2,000 micro-grant to support real community safety through grassroots leadership!
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - November 01, 2021
    On October 16th, 2021 Chicago Peace Fellows Bertha Purnell, Randy Sadler and Dorothy Thompson invited members of the community who have been directly impacted by violence to convene in Washington Park to celebrate life under the banner We Are Survivors.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - October 12, 2021
    Dr. Pamela Phoenix, Gloria Smith and Dawn Hodges partnered together as part of the Chicago Peace Fellows Mutual Aid Collaborative to launch a project titled: Healing Centered Activities for Our Seniors, providing seniors with opportunities to connect with other people, discuss their emotions, and share their stories.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - October 09, 2021
    Two Chicago Peace Fellows, Jamila Trimuel and La’Keisha Gray-Sewell, joined forces through Chicago Peace Fellow’s Mutual Aid Collaborative to design and implement an initiative called Raising Black Girl Magic, which was dedicated to serving the needs of young Black women in Chicago to help them through the disruption of COVID-19.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - October 04, 2021
    Chicago Peace Fellow Gloria Smith reports from the the Black Star Project's 25th anniversary on September 25, 2021. Philip Jackson founded the Black Star Project in 1996 to advocate for community involvement in education and the importance of parental development to ensure that children are properly educated.