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Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 at 10:33 PM CDT

Cook County Program Helps Rehabilitate Neighborhoods and Inmates

Cook County Program Helps Rehabilitate Neighborhoods and Inmates

The Cook County Sheriff's Neighborhood Restoration Initiative is Making A Difference by improving neighborhoods by knocking down blighted buildings in suburban Cook County. They also teach non-violent offenders...

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 05:01 PM CDT

Donate to the Doyle Foundation

Donate to the Doyle Foundation

The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides support and assistance to children ages 7-17 whose parent, legal guardian, or sibling fell victim to homicide. Through our...

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 at 10:32 PM CDT

Aim For Peace: How the Comfort Camp Aids Children of Victims

Aim For Peace: How the Comfort Camp Aids Children of Victims

10/23/14: Allison Rosati visits Comfort Camp, a safe place created originally to help the children of 9/11 victims. The camp's goal is to teach children coping skills that allow them to create a comfort zone...

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 04:03 PM CDT
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By Salina Jewell

Aim for Peace Resources

Resources in the city of Chicago that aid in mentoring, counseling and other...View gallery

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Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 at 10:32 PM CDT

Aim For Peace: How Parenting Makes a Difference

Aim For Peace: How Parenting Makes a Difference

10/21/14: Zoraida Sambolin spend time with Gads Hill, an afterschool program that helps mentor not only students, but also parents.

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