ABOUT THE INITIATIVE
“Bringing Back Community” is an Elijah’s House initiative to bring food and people together to talk about topics that plague their community.
Bringing Back Community is funded by Safe and Peaceful Communities and Sponsored by Afterschool Matters, Kelly Hall YMCA and Resilience Partners, nfp.
Click the link below to watch our 2019 Stop The Violence PSA
WHAT WE WANT TO ACCOMPLISH
Using food as a catalyst to bring people together, our Program will serve as a place to encourage community talks around the table.
Build relationships among urban young people, Chicago Policemen and their communities.
We’ve got the cookin’ thing down to an Art…our next goal is to put the WORD in Word Choice Café.
We're bringing community in our Program by partnering with Chicago Police.
CLICK THIS LINK TO WATCH OUR VIDEO OF OUR 2019 BASKETBALL GAME HIGHLIGHTS WITH THE 11TH DISTRICT CHICAGO POLICE.
HOW WE SHALL ACCOMPLISH OUR GOAL
The goal is to
Address the needs of community through a series of dialogue that achieve positive outcomes
Improve interactions between police and teens
Stop gun violence in Chicago communities through positive activities
Photos from our July 15, 2019