Young people in this running program train for a variety of races throughout the year but it isn’t just a running program, while it focuses on the physical and emotional benefits of running, it is also a space to grow in character and self-confidence. Together, they set goals and hold one another accountable to face challenges and achieve success.
Building relationships and community through sports 22 teams and 350 players participate in our community based softball league. We "play for peace" and break down walls between neighborhood and gang divisions through sports. Latest Updates Staff
The Vine was the brainchild of the children of Humboldt Park. When the original computer lab launched in 2006, it soon began overflowing with children looking for a safe after-school space. Their mantra: What are we going to do in the summer? The Vine was our answer, and it has grown in popularity among both children and parents since that time.
Arise Creations started in 2009 as a program called B.L.I.N.G. (Bringing up leaders in the next generation). It all began with the birth of our signature piece, the Urban Hope collection. The pendant is a wire-wrapped piece of glass from shattered bus stop shelters that have been destroyed by gun violence throughout the [...]
A violence prevention comprehensive model based on key components: mentoring, gang intervention, job readiness training, GED classes, court advocacy, social activities and family support. The New Life Centers team responds to incidences of violence by providing gang mediation and family support to avoid further acts of violence.