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70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green

“For 70 years, there stood a Chicago public housing community known as Cabrini Green. Home to thousands, misunderstood by millions, Cabrini Green once towered over Chicago’s most valuable neighborhoods. A looming reminder of inequality and poverty, Cabrini’s high-rises were demolished and an African-American community cleared to make room for another social experiment: mixed-income neighborhoods. Shot

ELCA Advocacy

  “But seek the welfare of the city… and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.”  — Jeremiah 29:7 Members of the Southeastern Michigan Synod are serving their neighbors in the wake of the lead-poisoned water crisis in Flint by addressing the immediate need for clean drinking

Benefit for Peace

On Wednesday, November 4, ALSO will hold a “Benefit for Peace” at Pizano’s on Division St. It will be a fun-filled evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and music by ALSO’s New Level Sound – all for a good cause!