West Side Leaders Host First Building Blocks of Peace Training of 2024

West Side Leaders Host First Building Blocks of Peace Training of 2024

Building Blocks of Peace is a 3-month training course (Mar, Apr, May) + 3-month mobilization effort (Jun, Jul, Aug) that helps individuals connect with others in their community to get organized, become more equipped, and deploy local faith-rooted mobilization in...
Love God. Love Neighbor. Chicagoland United in Prayer 2024

Love God. Love Neighbor. Chicagoland United in Prayer 2024

On the first Sunday of February 2024, our Faith-Community Mobilization efforts united leaders from across Chicagoland in the annual Chicagoland United in Prayer event. This year’s program “Love God. Love Neighbor.” was led by dozens of faith leaders...
A Gang Leader’s Journey to Redemption | Lavonas’ Story

A Gang Leader’s Journey to Redemption | Lavonas’ Story

The story of Lavonas goes against the odds…it’s a story of redemption. Imagine being told by your grandmother, as if being told by God Himself, that death is on you. What do you do with that? The only thing Lavonas knew to do was pray, but his prayer was . . . “Lord,...
Together Chicago Named 2023 Catalyst Impact Partner by Stand Together Foundation

Together Chicago Named 2023 Catalyst Impact Partner by Stand Together Foundation

Together Chicago was selected to join Stand Together Foundation’s highly selective Catalyst Impact Grant Program to accelerate their impact and transform how society thinks about ending poverty in America. Read the full Press Release
Tribal Peace Summit Hosts International Voices of Peace Bridging Africa and Chicago

Tribal Peace Summit Hosts International Voices of Peace Bridging Africa and Chicago

For many years, I’ve thought and talked about a theory of change concerning my African American neighbors and friends who grew up in poor and violent communities. The stories of their lives have always intrigued me because they are filled with complex realities that...
Next Steps Lunch 2023 Deepens Relationships Across Chicagoland

Next Steps Lunch 2023 Deepens Relationships Across Chicagoland

Next Steps Lunch 2023 was a beautiful gathering showcasing the seasonal rhythms of Chicagoland United in Prayer, hearing from local leaders who are organizing faithful prayer and action in the communities, and deepening relationships over lunch together. We also...
Hands Across Chicago 2023 Unites Churches Across Chicago in Prayer and Action

Hands Across Chicago 2023 Unites Churches Across Chicago in Prayer and Action

Over Memorial Day Weekend 2023, we rallied churches / organizations / individuals to host united prayer and positive community presence all across the city of Chicago. Local pastors and leaders worked together with each other and their police district leaders to...
South Side Leaders Host Third Building Blocks of Peace Training of 2023

South Side Leaders Host Third Building Blocks of Peace Training of 2023

Building Blocks of Peace is a 3-month training course (Mar, Apr, May) + 3-month mobilization effort (Jun, Jul, Aug) that helps individuals connect with others in their community to get organized, become more equipped, and deploy local faith-rooted mobilization in...
North Side Leaders Host Second Building Blocks of Peace Training of 2023

North Side Leaders Host Second Building Blocks of Peace Training of 2023

Building Blocks of Peace is a 3-month training course (Mar, Apr, May) + 3-month mobilization effort (Jun, Jul, Aug) that helps individuals connect with others in their community to get organized, become more equipped, and deploy local faith-rooted mobilization in...
Education Friendraiser Connects Leaders Passionate for Supporting Students & Schools

Education Friendraiser Connects Leaders Passionate for Supporting Students & Schools

The 2023 Together Chicago Friendraiser event brought leaders, organizations, schools, and churches together with the vision of “Partnering with Purpose” for removing barriers that disrupt a quality education for Chicago students. Over 150 people attended...
500 Young Boys & Men Of Color Attended Our Born To Win Conference

500 Young Boys & Men Of Color Attended Our Born To Win Conference

On Saturday, July 16th, the Champs Male Mentoring Program partnered with Brilliance & Excellence partners (including Together Chicago) to host the 6th Annual Born To Win Conference. One of our nations top speakers, Dr. Eric Thomas, offered the keynote address for...
2022 Education Summit Connects Strategic Partners

2022 Education Summit Connects Strategic Partners

Over 100 strategic city partners joined our 2022 Education Summit. We shared the success of our city-wide education impact efforts, during the 2021-2022 School Year. During this one school year alone, we impacted over 3200 youth, primarily from Chicago’s West...