Community Celebration: Young Yogis Teacher J Woods lands dream job

Community Celebration: Young Yogis Teacher J Woods lands dream job

Our Young Yogis teacher J Woods has landed a full-time job at the Little Gym in Glenview doing what he loves most — working as a yoga teacher with kids!   “Working with kids has always been my passion because preserving a child’s creativity and encouraging their...
Yoga Teacher Training: Reflecting on the Process and the Journey

Yoga Teacher Training: Reflecting on the Process and the Journey

In 2017, that was when I found out my love for yoga! Working for a youth development non- profit organization comes with many rewarding moments for both me and my students. I love those moments and working for my students and their futures! However, as many would know...
Summer Camp Recipes: Greek Salad and Cucumber Gazpacho

Summer Camp Recipes: Greek Salad and Cucumber Gazpacho

 I’m glad to be back at the Peace House for the summer camp working with the kids.  I missed these kids. It was a lot of fun to be back for the Cooking and Nutrition class.  It felt great seeing the kids especially when the kids ran up to me, yelled “Miss Erin!!” and...
Investing in Our Children

Investing in Our Children

Working to end gun violence through advocacy, divestment, and investment “You are not obligated to complete the task, but neither are you free to desist from it.” These words, passed down through generations of Jewish fathers and mothers, are a call to action and a...

Englewood: Past and Present

On a Saturday afternoon, residents from across Chicago gathered in the Peace Garden to listen to stories from multiple generations of Englewood residents. The event is part of a summer series hosted by the Chicago Impact Network to hear from people and organizations...