The J-Def Peace Project has partnered up with the Chicago Park District. Cornell Square Park provides J-Def Peace Project an office and classroom space.
After School Matters
After School Matters is a valued partner that has provided J-Def with the ability to expand our programs to communities in need.
World Chicago visited the J-Def Peace Project @ A.P.O, inviting 12 UK executive directors of NFP youth organizations for a dialogue on common and effective practices.
Teen Workshops 1: UK & J-Def Teens
Teen Workshop 2: Iraqi, Kurdish teens & J-Def youth
The goal was an exercise in communication, problem solving, and social awareness.
4 portable murals were created in one hour. the goal was to display the connection between youth despite place and customs, break barriers in order to play, paint, and find peace.
A.P.O Cultural Center