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December 2018

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At the close of the 2018 Safe & Peaceful Chicago grant cycle, we asked select grant recipients to offer words of reflection about their work and the larger mission of the Initiative. Gloria Smith, executive director, The Black Star Project, used her 2018 grant funding to support financial literacy and wealth-building programs for teens this summer. “The older I

At the close of the 2018 Safe& Peaceful Chicago grant cycle, we asked select grant recipients to offer words of reflection about their work and the larger mission of the Initiative. Ceola C. Henderson-Bryant, president/CEO, C.B.R. Tranquility Development Home NFP, used her 2018 grant funding to support a series of summer events for youth. Her nonprofit also

Six youth media organizations worked with The Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities to help showcase the work of our 2018 grantees: Community TV Network Homan Grown, Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) District Garden Kalapriya Foundation Center for Indian Performing Arts, "End Violence: Ahimsa" program (behind-the scenes and the full final performance) Local-Motions, "See My Peace" Port Ministries, storytelling workshops Nobel

At the close of the 2018 Safe& Peaceful Chicago grant cycle, we asked select grant recipients to offer words of reflection about their work and the larger mission of the Initiative. Lisa D. Daniels, founder, the Darren B. Easterling Center for Restorative Practices, used her 2018 grant funding to produce and host a summit dedicated to truth and forgiveness. The