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MASK Founder to be Honored at Local Nonprofit Gala

Tamar Manasseh, founder of MASK, will be honored along with other Chicago leaders and activists at Girls in the Game's 22nd Anniversary Field of Dreams event on February 23rd, 2017. Girls in the Game empowers girls through sports, health and leadership to be gamechangers in the community and provides after school programs at four schools in Englewood.

How I Am Stronger Than Violence

Keisha L Murray, a youth from Imagine Englewood if, explains how she is stronger than violence and how she overcomes it.

The 2012 Violence Stops Here Youth Performance Competition Starts Soon!

The Violence Stops Here competition begins online September 1st for youth in Chicago's Chatham, Englewood, and Grand Boulevard communities. The top ten entrants will be taken by limousine to compete for a $2,500 cash scholarship in front of a studio audience at the VSH12 Live showcase in October at Resolution Digital Studios in Chicago. The first and second runners up will also receive cash scholarship awards.

Imagine Englewood if, Teamwork Englewood, et. al., hold Town Hall on Violence 3.31.
On Saturday, March 21, 2012, community stakeholders  are called to create a plan of action to reduce violence in Englewood.  Imagine Englewood if, Teamwork Englewood, and community partners will jointly hold an urgent Town Hall Meeting comprised of  youth, community leaders, ministers, elected officials, and residents at Imagine Englewood if...!, 730 W. 69th St., Chicago, beginning at 11:00 a.m.  “Englewood lost 60 souls in 2011, and the number is rising in 2012,” stated Mrs. Jean Carter-Hill, IEi’s Executive Director. “The explosion in gun violence makes it imperative that we unite to eliminate this scourge upon our community,” she added.
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