Community activists, including Jahmal Cole with My Block, My Hood, My City, Cleopatra Draper with United Pullman, Ashley Munson, William Calloway, Joseph Williams of Mr. Dad's Fathers Club, Berto Aguayo with #IncreaseThePeace and Jedidiah Brown with JUSTICE are behind the Hit The Hood initiative to stop violence on Fourth of July weekend. Jamie Nesbitt Golden/ Block Club Chicago

Want To Stop The Violence This July 4 Weekend? Get Grant Money From My Block, My Hood, My City To Keep Your Community Safe

Community activists across neighborhoods came together to create the Hit The Hood peace initiative. Here's how you can volunteer to help.

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West Side Boxing Club Giving Out Produce, Groceries To Families Sunday: ‘We Want To Run This Indefinitely’

The organization's next food drive is set for noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at the former home of Mission of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1345 N. Karlov Ave

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Young Adults Now Make Up Most Of Chicago’s New Coronavirus Cases, City’s Health Chief Says

"I want to make sure that we are reminding younger Chicagoans that their behavior also can put people they love at risk who may be at higher risk of [a negative] outcome," said Dr. Allison Arwady.

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Yes, We’re Seeing A Rise In Coronavirus Cases In Illinois — But Don’t Panic, City’s Top Doctor Says

Dr. Allison Arwady predicted Chicago will soon have a day where no one dies from coronavirus. It's been "a long time" since that happened, she said.