education

By Damien Howard Education is foundational to success.  This is why education is one of the pillars of Together Chicago along with a partnership with Administer Justice to establish neighborhood gospel justice centers.  Damien shares why equitable education opportunity is so critical. Hello Neighbor! That is how I usually greet my friends serving alongside me…

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American

By Rev. Alvin C. Bibbs, Sr. Recently I have been stunned by the mixed reactions of people from different economic, racial and social backgrounds across this nation linked to the tragic murder of Ahmaud Arbery. A young 25-year-old, African American male was simply out jogging and getting in his exercise before continuing his day, as…

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something new

Are you considering starting something new? Whether a relationship, business, volunteer opportunity or anything else, here are three helpful fundamentals to consider. 1. Begin with Prayer. Maybe you aren’t a praying person. This is a good time to start. For Administer Justice, it started with the prayers of my wife, Helen. You want a prayer…

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unexpected

Life is full of uncertainties.  The truth is none of us know what tomorrow may bring.   Two weeks ago our keynote speaker, Dr. Tony Evans experienced the unexpected in the sudden deterioration in the health of his wife, Lois.  As a result he was unable to come to Chicago and we began our Open the…

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jails

This week is locked in solidarity week created by our friends at Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) to shine a light on mass incarceration.  Many justice challenges are big, but there are three practical ways you can be involved in promoting justice, not jails. First, do justice not jails through custom notifications Custom notifications are…

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