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A Long Walk Home

Joined in January 2019

About Us

Founded in 2003, A Long Walk Home, Inc. (ALWH) is a Chicago-based nonprofit that uses art to empower young people to end violence against women and girls. A Long Walk Home, Inc. (ALWH) hosts two programs, SOARS (Story of a Rape Survivor) and The Girl/Friends Leadership Institute.


SOARS (Story of a Rape Survivor) is  touring multimedia performance that tells the story of one woman’s journey from rape victim to rape survivor. With an all women of color cast and crew, SOARS is a award winning performance that empowers and encourages audiences to address sexual violence. The Girl/Friends Leadership Institute is an art based  program that empowers girls from the West and South side of Chicago to find their voices, create campaigns, and advocate for  justice in their schools, communities, and the larger city of Chicago.

Founded in 2003, A Long Walk Home, Inc. (ALWH) is a Chicago-based nonprofit that uses art to empower young people to end violence against women and girls. A Long Walk Home, Inc. (ALWH) hosts two programs, SOARS (Story of a Rape Survivor) and The Girl…

Issue Areas Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Children & Youth
  • Mental Health
  • Sexual Abuse & Human Trafficking
  • Women

Location

  • 1658 North Milwaukee Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60647

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