Please contact Chicago Site Director Darling Kittoe at  with questions about our upcoming events. Hands of Peace takes no political position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict beyond affirming the human rights of all involved. Please reference Our Values here. Our events are designed to inspire dialogue amongst supporters and alumni and expose supporters to diverse perspectives. We hope you will join us!

Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the U.S. : 2020 and Beyond
Wednesday, March 4,  6:30 p.m.
Glenview Community Church
1000 Elm Street Glenview, IL 60025
 Join Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, as she provides a critical assessment of Anti-Muslim sentiment in the U.S., the effects it will have in the future, and a comment on the current and future state of U.S.-Iranian Relations. Hurd is an acclaimed author, Middle East expert, and Professor of Political Science and Religion at Northwestern University.
Come one hour early to enjoy an intergenerational catered meal in the Community Room. An $8 donation is requested.  Please RSVP to Rev. Elizabeth Hartung Ciccolini or contact Peter Grant for more information on                                                                               the GCC Speakers' Forum.
A Concert for Peace
Sunday, March 15,  3:00 p.m.
Glenview Community Church
1000 Elm Street Glenview, IL 60025
Members and friends of the Glenview Community Church will explore the theme of “Peace” through a wide variety of styles and ensembles.  Katherine Hughes, Kevin Kizer, Jade Maze, Kent Wehman, Gary Wendt, and others perform in this annual concert favorite. This concert benefits Hands of Peace and a free-will offering will be taken to support our mission of empowering youth to raise their voices as leaders of change!
To volunteer or for more information, please contact Gary Wendt.

Join us for “Magic Happens,” the 2020 Hands of Peace Chicago Benefit, April 5, 2020 at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Experience a moving evening of connection and conversation with the young people whose lives are being transformed by their Hands of Peace journey.