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Chicago Village Project

JFK

Meet Auburn Gresham's John F. Kennedy, founder of The Chicago Village Project —his plan is to teach young people how to use their interests to become "solopreneurs."

"Changing mindsets is one thing, but that doesn't satisfy the primary force that pulls people to the
streets: lack of money."

This is a story about the Community Safety and Peace strategy of the Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities. 

Grantees in the News
When Pain Becomes Purpose

Everyone who cares deeply about Chicago’s future can play a role.

If you are an employer, you can hire young people at risk. If you are a community leader, you can help improve police-community relations. If you are a health care provider, you can support trauma-informed care to gun violence victims. If you are a funder, you can support any one of these efforts. Whatever you do, your voice matters when you speak up in support of policies that can make our neighborhoods safer. Reach out to learn more.

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