July 18, 2017
"When we say that the best solutions to these challenges can only be found when work with each other, it requires a commitment of each and everyone of us. Today we should all ask ourselves; what have I done to improve the surroundings in which I live?"
— Nelson Mandela, in a speech delivered in the Free State, South Africa, during Masakhane Focus Week, Oct. 14, 1998. Mandela's birthday is today, July 18.
Read about two inspiring Chicago sisters working to bring peace to streets torn by violence.