Diane Latiker is the founder of Kids Off the Block, an outreach program that pivoted to street-level canvassing to encourage residents in Chicago’s Roseland and Chicago Heights communities to get vaccinated. She said she is having the vaccine debate more often than she’d like, impinging on President Biden’s new vaccination goal of at least one…

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Strides for Peace has always been guided by the belief that we all have a stake in ending gun violence, and when we value and honor our interconnectedness and humanity, real change is possible, lives can be changed and even saved. This has never been more apparent than this past year as we have struggled…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Stonor Saunders, Executive Director Phone: 773-326-5368 Email: [email protected] CHICAGO (April 21, 2021) — Alderman Ariel E. Reboyras will introduce a resolution to the City Council in support of the Strides for Peace’s 8th Annual Race Against Gun Violence (RAGV), September 23, 2021. Now in its eighth year, RAGV is much more…

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At Strides for Peace‘s Madison Street Community Pop-Up, we were blessed to have community organizations from the south and west sides join to support, provide resources and share love on a block and that has been struggling. We arrived to the sounds of sirens responding to a nearby shooting and trash strewn all over the street.…

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By establishing this Strategic Leadership Council, we are advancing our commitment to equitable relationships with the communities we strive to serve. Our Community Partners have long brought an intrinsic and strategic value to our work through lived and professional experience, as well as a deep understanding of opportunities and barriers to increasing impact in the collective effort to…

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