New Life Centers connects young people and their families with Christ and Community through restorative justice, safe spaces and life-on-life relationships

Beloved Community

The Beloved Community is a global vision envisioned by Grace Lee Boggs and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a society where all people share in the wealth of the earth creating authentic community. It is a vision achieved through nonviolent resistance of the injustices that divide us and proactive commitment to right relationship with each other. It means that no one is left out of creating the community, so we go out of our way to center the people who our systems often exclude. For us at New Life Centers, that means especially centering the leadership and voices of young people in our communities.

Beloved Community
Safe Spaces Restorative Justice Life-on-Life Relationship Beloved Community

Safe Spaces

Strong connections can be formed in spaces of physical and emotional safety. We intentionally invite people to use, connect and share ideas in our building and public spaces, creating a deepened bond between community members and the neighborhoods we live in.

Restorative Justice

Recognizing conflict is inevitable, restorative justice proactively pursues right relationship through direct accountability so we can continue in community together. Learn more about our commitment as a Restorative Justice hub at rjhubs.org

Life-on-Life Relationship

Pushing beyond models of short-term mentorship, we believe we mutually need each other. Our commitment to each other is one of authentic relationship and our work following the expressed neighborhood priorities.

Beloved Community

The Beloved Community is a global vision imagined by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. where all people share in the wealth of the earth creating authentic community. It is a vision achieved through nonviolent resistance of the injustices that divide us and proactive commitment to right relationship with each other. It means that no one is left out of creating the community, so we go out of our way to center the people who our systems often exclude. For us at New Life Centers, that means especially centering the leadership and voices of young people in our communities.

New Life Centers Locations

Click on the map locations to learn more about each community where we work

New Life Centers Locations
Humboldt Park Little Village Pilsen Brighton Park Midway

Pilsen

Brighton Park

Midway