Advocates for Peace Rallied in Chicago Earlier This May

May 24, 2017


A Parade for Peace in the West Side of Chicago."

On Friday, May 12, 2017, approximately a hundred peace advocates joined the Parade for PEACE in the West Side of Chicago. Children, parents and staff along with community partners paraded around the block of the Dr. Effie O. Ellis YMCA to promote peace in the community.

Some of the community organizations that participated were the Young Chicago Parents, CAPS 11th Police District, Institute for Non-Violence Chicago, Legler Public Library, the Hope Institute of Learning Academy, Westside Healthy Beginnings, St Anthony Hospital Community Wellness, the Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delays, UIC/FAST/GED, Franciscan Outreach, BGS, Holy Family School and Marshall High School. 

On behalf of the Parade for PEACE Committee, thank you all for your support and participation. View more photos on our Facebook page here.