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A Powerful Peace March #IAmForPeace

Last Friday morning our students at Perspectives led their 4th Annual Peace March with over 2,400 participants. Our students, staff, parents, friends, community leaders, corporate partners and a number of other schools joined us to unify for a more peaceful summer.

Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 Celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1929 - 1968. "This is a story of the people. Of hopes and dreams, of challenge and change. It is an American story. "Peace and justice, it doesn't end here. It starts with me.

A Powerful Peace March, Student Leadership in Action

On Friday, June 5th, nearly 3,000 Perspectives students, family members, staff, and community leaders held one of the largest student-led peace marches in the city's history.

Special Screening and Discussion "I Am For Peace" Documentary Film

I Am For Peace (2014) -- Documentary Film for Peace, FEB 18 -- 7PM; Salem Baptist Church/House of Hope.

DREAM! Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

"I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream." - Martin Luther King Jr.

Parents, Teachers, SELMA Is Age 13 Appropriate

Movie SELMA now playing, SELMA, an Outstanding drama about MLK's fight for civil rights. Age appropriate, 13 years, rated 5-stars by CommonSense Media.

Neighborhood Fireside Chat on Conflict Resolution

Please attend a Community FIRESIDE CHAT on Conflict Resolution and learn how to spot it, get help, or help someone else. Small businesses, organizations, community stakeholders (ALL) are welcome!! Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, 7801 S. State Street, Urban Partnership Bank (Second Floor), 2 pm – 4 pm. For more information or to RSVP your attendance, please call (773) 483-3696 or email

Chicago! Memorial Day Isn't Just A Break From Work

Celebrate the holiday by remembering our fallen soldiers, remembering residents who lost their lives for our peace and by acting to make America better. Celebrate by making our neighborhoods better. Little known fact, 80% of us are exhibiting Peace in our Auburn Gresham streets. As you celebrate the fallen, focus on this fact, celebrate the fallen and Peace, Monday, May 26, 2014, and every day.

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