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13Feb 2018

NATIONAL TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND AWARENESS MONTH

NATIONAL TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND AWARENESS MONTH This Valentine’s Day, Consolidated Youth and Engaging Men grantees to participate in a nationwide conversation by hosting a viewing party of our newly released short film and facilitating a discussion for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month with youth in your communities. To participate, simply host a conversation ...
29Nov 2017

2017 ALSO Benefit for Peace

Logo for 2018 Benefit for Peace
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 18, represents our highest tickets sales and largest contributions from raffle in the event’s history.  Our supporters are passionate individuals and companies who believe in our mission to end ...
20Jul 2017

Building Community for Those Who Work to End Violence

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ALSO builds alliances among organizations, government agencies and individuals to end gender-based violence. During 2016-2017, ALSO hosted an ongoing learning community for a small group of practitioners working to end women and children experiencing and witnessing violence. In partnership with Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence, the Exploring Safety Learning Community brought together grant recipients ...
17Jul 2017

LINKed Up

Picture of ALSO consultant and two LINK participants in hotel lobby near high round tables with white table cloths
Photo description: ALSO consultant and subgrantees at LINK conference; standing in front of a high round table with a white table cloth on it. Pictured( from left to right): Quenette Walton (ALSO consultant), Suad Mohamed (Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services), and Beniam Cherinet (Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services) At ALSO, LINK (Locally Implementing National Knowledge) is a ...
30Jun 2017

22nd Annual Walk for Peace

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, ALSO hosted the 22nd Annual Walk for Peace on the grounds of the now closed Von Humboldt Elementary School in Humboldt Park. The event’s theme of “Peacing the Blocks” was a concept developed by community residents during our Community Collaboration and Resident Empowerment grant from Get IN Chicago in summer ...
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