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Written by on June 30, 2011

La Esperanza de Las Madres Por La Paz – the Hope of the Mothers for Peace

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Here’s a great story about everyday heroines from today’s Extra by Andrea Hart, an effort on behalf of our We Are Not Alone campaign Women Aim to Solve Murder, Raise Community Awareness by Andrea Hart | trad. Víctor Flores It’s been four years since Chris Pineda, a Back of the Yards resident and Whitney Young […]

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Written by on May 20, 2011

Saving the children, the pieces of gold

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We must protect the children, says Maria Padilla, because each is a piece of gold. Behind her stand the mothers in the bright yellow vests they wear to walk their children safely home. Police officer Rafel Yanez recalls the death that led him to form the youth center – all volunteer, all self-supported, all out […]

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Written by on November 11, 2010

We are not alone: Images of Hope

Photos and stories by Carlos Javier Ortiz Members of the bright star church in Chicago released balloons in memory of teenage victims of gun violence throughout the city. Many members of bright star gather often to pray in front of high schools that are threatened with gun violence, neighborhood violence and gang violence. The church […]

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Written by on November 10, 2010

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