Updates from Metropolitan Family Services

Family Matters | Updates from Metropolitan Family Services 

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

Programs returning to in-person | COVID-19

Metropolitan Peace Academy C7 Graduation

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.

WATCH THE PROGRAM


 

METROPOLITAN IN THE MEDIA

After Mass Shooting Rocks Englewood, Neighbors Focus On Mental Health And Healing: ‘You’re Not Alone. We Care About You’
Block Club Chicago
In the wake of shootings in Chicago, outreach workers - including those from Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P) partner TargetArea in Englewood, featured in this story - provide support to residents and families. 

* Gun violence prevention rally calls for collaboration
Chicago Sun-Times 

CP4P, alongside fellow violence prevention organizations Chicago CRED and READI Chicago, recently announced a new collaboration in North Lawndale to train violence intervention ambassadors and offer additional community support.

 

 

Altgeld Teen Leadership Program food distribution 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.

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Midway Jones Adult Interest Survey

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. 

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Job Opportunities at Metropolitan Family Services  Mpower communities with Metropolitan!

FEATURED OPPORTUNITY 
Racial Equity Inclusion Justice Coordinator (General Office)
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