Violence prevention outreach worker Rodney Phillips has spent a decade saving lives in Chicago.[Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago]

A New ‘Peace Academy’ Is Teaching Violence Prevention Workers How To Stop The Shootings

The Metropolitan Family Services' new Peace Academy looks to provide greater resources to violence prevention outreach workers.

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‘Peaceful’ Protest Planned In Front Of Avondale Church After Priest Burned Gay Flag, Made Homophobic Comments

Mell, who is openly lesbian, said the priest's move "needs to be counteracted with a peaceful, loving and compassionate response."

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Bonchon, Korean Fried Chicken Haven, Aims To Open Wicker Outpost In October

"All I know is that fried chicken and beer go together," said Bonchon franchisee Tom Li.