CeaseFire Week 2013 Starts Strong in Chicago

This past Saturday, June 8, 2013 the men and women of CeaseFire joined community partner and event host Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) to kick-off CeaseFire Week 2013 (pictured below).

For the 18th consecutive year, hundreds of community members from across Chicago joined together in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood to Walk for Peace. The theme of this year’s Walk, “Partners Against Violence in Our Streets, Homes and Schools: Men and Women Working Together.

The Walk for Peace was the first of numerous peace events held across the city of Chicago and throughout Illinois daily this week concluding with a CeaseFire Week Finale on Sat, June 15. Other events hosted by CeaseFire sites last Saturday included a “Community Summer Anti-Violence Kick- Off” hosted in the Southwest neighborhood across town.

Stay tuned to this blog for updates on community events, additional photos, blog coverage, articles and more.

CeaseFire would also like to thank numerous partners, including Groupon Grassroots and RMK Photography for their support.

Photo above is credited to RMK Photography