IN THIS MONTH'S FAMILY MATTERS ...
“I believe in people, I believe in our institutions, especially the gains we've made in terms of creating an infrastructure to stop violence - we just have to keep going.”
- Vaughn Bryant, Executive Director of Metropolitan Peace Initiatives
on WTTW's Chicago Tonight
"Heart of Cabi" event provides an empowering afternoon at our North Center
North Center and North Children’s Center once again hosted the Heart of Cabi event, and participants were treated to a wonderful and empowering afternoon — put together by staff and clothing stylists from Cabi, the online clothing company. Each participant met with a stylist to choose their own clothing, and received jewelry and self-care items.
"We're at a historic point of understanding and acceptance of the role of outreach workers."
Chicago murders and shooting victims down last month compared to 2020. Vaughn Bryant, Executive Director of Metropolitan Peace Initiatives, joined READI Chicago's Eddie Bocanegra on WTTW's Chicago Tonight to discuss how street outreach efforts are contributing to decreases in violence.
S.T.E.A.M. Night at one of our Southeast Chicago Center's Community Schools engages families in fun and learning
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) skills are necessary to achieve college and career goals – just one reason for an Earth Day-themed Family Fun S.T.E.A.M. Night for families at Gallistel Language Academy!
“Parents were wonderful supporting their children by picking up materials and engaging with their students in the activities of the event,” shared Irma Saldana, Resource Coordinator for our Community Schools program at Gallistel.