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30Jun 2016

Welcome back, 10-10-10!

Welcome back, 10-10-10!
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; ...
10Jun 2016

21st Annual Walk for Peace

21st Annual Walk for Peace
On Saturday, June 4, 2016, ALSO hosted the 21st Annual Walk for Peace at the McCormick Tribune YMCA. The event marked the launch of our Community Collaboration and Resident Empowerment grant from Get IN Chicago, a grant shared with LSEA (Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance) “a group of social action-oriented congregations and organizations in the Logan ...

News

Press Release: Northwest Side Organization Launches Summer 2016 Gun Violence Prevention Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 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 ...

ALSO and Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance partner up for Get IN Chicago Grant

ALSO is thrilled to be among the five planning grant recipients of Get IN Chicago’s Community Collaboration and Resident Empowerment Initiative. Together with the Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance (LSEA), ALSO will focus its community programming in Humboldt Park on addressing factors that Lori Crowder, ALSO Executive Director, states increase violence  such as “high- school dropout and ...

Events

22nd Annual Walk for Peace

22nd Annual Walk for Peace
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  Illinois Facilities Fund (IFF) Von Humboldt, LLC ...

Benefit for Peace on October 19

Benefit for Peace on October 19
The Benefit for Peace location has changed! Please join us at Pizano’s (2056 W. Division St., Chicago, 60622) in Wicker Park. We look forward to our second year hosting this event in their beautiful space! Pizano’s has valet parking available for $10 and is located near the Division Blue Line stop. Get tickets and more infoWednesday, October 19, 20166:00 ...

21st Annual Walk for Peace

21st Annual Walk for Peace
ALSO’s 21st Annual Walk for Peace is just around the corner!    Join us to celebrate the launch of our Get IN Chicago grant focused on Community Collaboration and Resident Empowerment. ALSO will partner with Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance to mobilize the Humboldt Park community around safety.   To see photos from past Walks for Peace, visit Flickr!   When: June 4, 2016  Arrive: 10:30 ...

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