Strides for Peace & Partner News

SFP 2016 Race Registration Now Open

By Strides for Peace | Apr 21, 2016 | Comments Off on SFP 2016 Race Registration Now Open

  Reporters May Contact: Courtney Bosh, 630.740.8810 [email protected] Kristina Olkowski-Sayas,312.925.8600 [email protected] REGISTRATION FOR THIRD ANNUAL STRIDES FOR PEACE 8K, 5K RACE AND 2 MILE WALK NOW OPEN  April 21, 2016, CHICAGO, IL— Over 900 gun-shooting victims have been reported in the City of Chicago since the beginning of 2016, nearly double the rate that was reported…

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SFP Co-Sponsors Young Adult Technology Forum

By Strides for Peace | Apr 5, 2016 | Comments Off on SFP Co-Sponsors Young Adult Technology Forum

Strides for Peace is pleased to co-sponsor the technology forum being undertaken by Kids Off the Block at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center during the April and May.

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PBS Documentary Features SFP Community Partner

By Strides for Peace | Mar 31, 2016 | Comments Off on PBS Documentary Features SFP Community Partner

A recent PBS documentary featuring Strides for Peace Community Partner, Paving the Way, is now available online.  It highlights the group’s effort to turn kids away from street/gun violence in the City of Chicago. Be sure to check it out here!

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SFP Supports Project Gentleman

By Strides for Peace | Mar 26, 2016 | Comments Off on SFP Supports Project Gentleman

Project Gentleman teaches young men to “dress the way they want to be addressed.” The non-profit program, along with the Chicago Police Department’s 2nd District and Paving the Way, is collecting clothing for 1,000 hard-working young men graduating from Chicago high schools this year. Project Gentleman is seeking gently-used or new: Suits, sport coats, dress…

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Support ICHV’s Student Voices Program on April 26

By Strides for Peace | Mar 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Support ICHV’s Student Voices Program on April 26

Strides for Peace is adding another fundraising event to our annual docket, and, every year, we’ll be showcasing one of our Community Partners, celebrating their hard work and contribution toward the fight against gun violence in the City of Chicago. This year, we’re happy to host the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV) and its…

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SFP’s Summer Peace Market Seeking Nonprofit Vendors

By Strides for Peace | Feb 1, 2016 | Comments Off on SFP’s Summer Peace Market Seeking Nonprofit Vendors

We’re gearing up for our Second Annual Summer Peace Market and are looking for non-profit produce vendors! The market will take place every Thursday of the summer from 9am-1pm in the courtyard of St. James Church (65 E. Huron) Participating vendors keep 100% of the proceeds from the market, and there’s no charge for the…

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SFP Run/Walk 2015 Flyer Now Available

By Strides for Peace | Jul 13, 2015 | Comments Off on SFP Run/Walk 2015 Flyer Now Available

The official flyer for the Second Annual Strides for Peace 8/5k and 2 mile walk at Soldier Field on October 8 is now available, and registration is officially open. Start a team now to raise money for worthy Chicago non-profits working to end gun-violence in the City of Chicago.

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Get Your Fresh Vegetables, Fruit, Herbs, and Flowers

By Strides for Peace | Jun 19, 2015 | Comments Off on Get Your Fresh Vegetables, Fruit, Herbs, and Flowers
Gary Comer Farm Stand

[vc_row full_width=”” parallax_image=”” visibility=”” css_animation=”” center_row=”” typography_style=”” column_spacing=”” tablet_fullwidth_cols=”” bg_style=”” parallax=”” parallax_mobile=”” parallax_style=”” parallax_direction=”” video_bg=”” video_bg_overlay=”” border_style=””][vc_column width=”1/1″ style=”” visibility=”” css_animation=”” typo_style=”” drop_shadow=”” bg_style=”” border_style=””][vc_column_text] GCYC Farm Stand From June 9 through August 28 this summer, visit the Gary Comer Youth Center’s Farm Stand every Monday and Wednesday. The Farm Stand sells the freshest vegetables,…

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