Peace Hub Chicago
The Peace Hub is a violence prevention initiative that aims to increase the engagement of Chicago’s youth in programs and services to maximize efficiency and leverage underutilized services. The Peace Hub seeks to build capacity among partner organizations to reduce exposure to and participation in violence, address trauma, and improve positive outcomes for youth by facilitating access to programs and services that foster the consistent continuum of care.
Peace Hub “Impact Youth Conference” 2019
The Impact Youth conference is an annual conference that takes place in Chicago. This year’s Peace Hub 5th Annual Impact Youth Conference 2019 will take place on May 3rd and 4th at the Gary Comer Youth Center located at 7200 South Ingleside Ave, Chicago, IL 60619. This event is highly anticipated by Peace Hub partners, previous year’s attendees and by individuals and organizations throughout the Chicagoland area and beyond.
Day One of the conference supports the personal and professional development of young adults, youth advocates and service providers. Day Two’s primary focus is to engage local high school age youth directly, including those who experience continuous violence.
Past Impact Youth Conferences have included the following topics:
After School Matters, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, Cure Violence, Central States SER, Children’s Home & Aid, Chicago Lights Mentoring, Chicago Survivors, The Community Builders Inc. – Oakwood Shores, Cook County Juvenile Probation and Court Services, Department of Family and Support Services, Gary Comer Youth Center, The Peace Exchange, Shambala Chicago, Saint Anthony Hospital, Strengthening Chicago’s Youth, UCAN, Urban Gateways and others.
Peace Hub Common Indicators
- Percent of youth who have experienced trauma
- Percent of youth who report they feel safe
- Percent of youth who report a connection with a caring adult
- Percent of youth who agree that the services received fulfilled their needs
The Chicago Peace Hub is a violence prevention initiative whose goals are to increase engagement of Chicago’s youth ages 12-24 in programs and services...
At the center of the Peace Hub initiative is the belief that young people deserve access to engaging services that strengthen their development.
The Peace Hub supports partner organizations in their quest to provide quality services and programs for vulnerable populations.
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