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June 2, 2017
Humboldt Park Community Rallies to End Violence
Through ALSO’s 22nd Annual Walk for Peace
CHICAGO – For the 22nd consecutive year, people from across Chicago will join with the Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO), its partners and community members on Saturday, June 3, 2017 to Walk for Peace.
ALSO is convening ...
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ALSO Becomes a Community Restorative Justice Hub in Humboldt Park
ALSO recently joined seven other local organizations as a Community Restorative Justice Hub (CRJ Hub) overseen by Adler University-Institute of Public Safety and Social Justice. Jorge Matos will be the supervising staff member for the ALSO hub.
ALSO will apply community-led restorative justice approaches to ...
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ALSO Secures Funding To Continue Safe Streets Violence Intervention Services
Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois – March 1, 2017 – The Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) received a $100,000 grant from Cook County Justice Advisory Council for Violence Prevention, Intervention, and Reduction.
This grant supports ALSO’s Safe Streets program, which works to prevent shootings and ...
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Northwest Side Organization Launches Summer 2016 Gun Violence Prevention Program
Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois – August 1, 2016 – The Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) has begun a three-and-a-half month long violence prevention initiative on the Northwest Side of Chicago, with the support of the Chicago Community Trust. www.cct.org.
The launch marks the reignition ...
June 3, 2016
Humboldt Park Community Rallies to End Violence Through ALSO’s 21st Annual Walk for Peace
CHICAGO – For the 21st consecutive year, hundreds of people from across Chicago will join with the Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) and its partners and community members on Saturday, June 4, 2016 to Walk for Peace. This ...
An ALSO team of community violence and gender-based violence staff hosted a training on the intersections of intimate partner violence and community violence in mid-May.
Attendees included community violence outreach workers, legal clinic case managers, and youth development workers from across the city, whom ALSO partners with through a citywide Restorative Justice community that is committed ...
It’s starting to feel like summer at last. The sun is out. School is nearing an end. Flip flops and shorts are making their annual comeback.
At ALSO, we know that summer’s approach means something else, too, something with serious implications for our work and our community. The summer months bring a spike in violence. More ...
The ALSO Board, staff and community sincerely thank all who attended and contributed to a successful Benefit for Peace! The event, which took place on Wednesday, October 19, represents our highest tickets sales and largest contributions from silent auction and raffle in the event’s history.
Our supporters are passionate individuals and companies who believe in our ...
On Wednesday, August 24, ALSO hosted a Community Meet ‘n Greet to get to know our neighbors. ALSO staff conducted targeted outreach to businesses and organizations on North Avenue and Western Avenue. We strongly believe that forming and maintaining meaningful community connections increases safety so we created an opportunity for our community to come together ...
What are you going to do moving forward now that you hadn’t envisioned before your participation in this program? To end violence with words.
ALSO’s 10-10-10 youth employment program completed its first 10-week session of 2016. The program, which is funded by the Advocate Bethany Community Health Fund, has been out of session for a year due to the dynamics of the grant; ...
Join ALSO Safe Streets on Friday, August 25 at Nando’s PERi-PERi Oak Park. ALSO will receive 40% of sales made between 4-11pm. Just tell the staff at the register that you’re eating for ALSO!
Join us October 18th from 6PM – 9PM for a fun-filled evening emceed by Mike Oquendo of La Havana Madrid/Goodman Theatre and The Mikey O Comedy Show. Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and music by ALSO’s New Level Sound-All for a good cause!
Purchase tickets today!
Save the Date!
ALSO’s Annual Benefit for Peace
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Joe’s Bar on Weed Street
940 West Weed Street, Chicago, IL 60622
For more information, contact Marisol Giraud.
EXPUNGEMENT AND SEALING WORKSHOP
Provided by the Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO)
Saturday, July 8
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm
@ the ALSO Offices – 2401 W. North Ave., Chicago
Please help us spread the word by sharing the flyer!
Please join us to:
● Learn if you qualify for expungement or sealing of criminal justice records, ...
Mark your calendars for ALSO’s 22nd Annual Walk for Peace! Connect with us as a community committed to safety. Please join us, bring your friends and family, and consider donating to support ALSO’s violence intervention work in Chicago. Thank you!
RSVP on Facebook today! #walk4peace
When: June 3, 2017
Arrive: 10:30 am
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