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Under the direction of Father Dave Kelly and Precious Blood Ministries, the Coalition has a filmed that will be featured in the Black Harvest Film Festival, debuting at the Gene Siskel Center on Thursday, August 9th.

The title of the film is “One Shot.” Please support our youth and make sure you go to see the movie!


A  “Pozolada” was hosted by Lara Elementary Academy January 27th. The event featured the parents who prepared Posale to be judged by all who participated in the raffle and tickets. Principal Paul Schissler said, “It was not so much a fundraiser as it was an opportunity to invite people together for an experience of community.” …

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Back of the Yards Dance-Off – Thursday May 2nd 2013

Cheer on neighborhood elementary schools at 7th annual event   On Thursday, May 2, students from 6 elementary schools in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood will convene for their annual “Dance-Off.” The event is the culmination of the Dancing with Class program, in which fifth and sixth grade students develop self-confidence and interpersonal skills …

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Making Impressions- Youth Screen-Print T-Shirt Program!

Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation in conjunction with the Peace and Education Coalition is proud to announce the Precious Blood Center’s Making Impressions (MI) Youth Screen Print T-Shirt Program. Over the past few months several community youth have served as apprentices working alongside professional silk-screening artist to learn the fundamentals of silk-screening,-t-shirt printing and graphic …

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