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ABOUT US

Light and Shadow

Who We Are?

PURPOSE

To improve the lives of families and communities impacted by trauma and dis-investment In the Chicago metropolitan area.

VISION

To create compassionate and caring opportunities that invite others to envision a better future and equip them with tools to realize that future. To empower and position those we serve with resources to heal and grow into vibrant individuals and communities.

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Beliefs and Values

  • Family - We believe that we are all connected by blood, bond, and/or purpose

  • Community – We believe in a unified community with shared vision aimed at improving the lives of low to moderate-income families and communities in the Chicago metropolitan area.

  • Restoration - We believe society has a responsibility to restore to wholeness families and communities who have been broken by violence, trauma, disinvestment and structural inequities

  • Mental Health - We believe it is our collective responsibility to remove the stigma of mental health and empower individuals and families with resources to gain the support they need.

  • Education – We believe it is our responsibility to prepare future generations with education that affirms their identity as individuals, exposes them to wealth-building practices, while positioning them to be extremely competitive in the market-place and their future academic endeavors.

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