#IncreaseThePeace to Roll Out Second Wave of Grants

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

#IncreaseThePeace will begin distributing its 2nd round of emergency grants to street vendors this week. The street vendor emergency grants are part of #IncreaseThePeace’s Street Vendor Relief Fund that started in early May. Since then #IncreaseThePeace has raised more than $40,000, the group has already given nearly sixty $500 emergency grants to street vendors in need. In the second round of the program, #IncreaseThePeace will be giving an additional twenty $500 emergency grants to street vendors this week. Street vendors have been some of the people most impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. People can donate to the Street Vendor Relief Fund or to learn more, visit www.increasethepeace.org. #IncreaseThePeace is an organization that develops young leaders and promotes peace through leadership development, community organizing, and advocating for solutions that tackle the root causes of violence.

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