KANKAKEE UNITED

Engaging the community with abundant opportunities for residents to lead safe, healthy, and productive lives.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Kankakee United is to reduce gun violence involving African-American boys and men under 25 years of age in Kankakee by uniting community resources to increase neighborhood engagement, address trauma related concerns, and remove employment barriers.

VISION STATEMENT

The City of Kankakee is an engaged community with abundant opportunities for residents to lead safe, healthy, and productive lives.

 

 

KANKAKEE UNITED



 

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Teen Townhall

Kankakee United’s Teen Townhall held in the RBJ Teen Zone at the Kankakee Public Library… “Giving Our Youth A Voice “

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Kankakee United

In partnership with Cities United, Kankakee United is investing in the city of Kankakee for a safe, healthy and productive place to live.

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Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars! Join us for Youth Violence Prevention Week (April 20-27, 2024) and our Summer Initiative (June-August 2024). Stay engaged with Kankakee United!

Upcoming Events
Skating Event

Join Kankakee United as they host a Roll into a New Year Skating Event on February 19, 2024, from 11 AM - 4 PM. This event will allow our community youth to build positive relationships with each other and community workers.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.


Teen TownHall

Midnight Basketball, we would love to see you there! Meet us at King Middle School on Saturday Nights from 9PM - 12AM this winter! Ages 14 - 24 are welcome, transportation is also available.

Please reserve your spot each week with the QR code. We are so excited to see you there!

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Community Luncheon - February 2024

Kankakee United’s quarterly Community Luncheon was most informative for the work against gun violence.

In partnership with the Kankakee Public Library RBJ Teen Zone, Kankakee United/City of Kankakee provided hygiene bags for teen self-care event.

In partnership with the Kankakee Public Library RBJ Teen Zone, Kankakee United/City of Kankakee provided hygiene bags for teen self-care event.