IN THIS MONTH'S FAMILY MATTERS ...
“My experience with MPA, I would say in one word, would be 'transformative.' I'm a different person than I was before I started that training.”
- Travonn Jones,
Metropolitan Peace Academy graduate from Community Lifeline
Congratulations to our newest Metropolitan Peace Academy graduates!
In a virtual program with past graduates, supporters, and staff from Metropolitan Peace Initiatives and our Communities Partnering 4 Peace partner organizations, together we recognized Cohort Seven of outreach workers, Cohort Two of case managers, and Cohort One of our external cohort.
||Young leaders at our Calumet Center are turning their ideas into action and making an impact on childhood hunger!
Thanks to a Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Youth Grant, the youth in our Altgeld Teen Leadership program distributed backpacks filled with food to 50 households in Chicago's Altgeld Gardens community as part of the Blessings in a Backpack project.
SURVEY: Help shape our Midway Jones Center's activities!
Southwest Side friends, our Midway Center needs your input! Our new Jones Center will focus on workforce development and adult education, and we need your help to choose programs, activities, and services that interest you! Please fill out our survey, and share with anyone who'd like to give their opinion.