The mission of Compassion It Chicago is to reduce apathy, anger,
and incidents of violence, thereby improving the lives of all Chicagoans.

Compassion It Chicago holds this as truth: compassionate people do not kill and hurt others. The more compassionate people in a community, the less violence. We seek to connect people from different parts of the city to have conversations about compassion and suffering. This dialogue is critical to building a sense of personal responsibility for the tragedies plaguing communities in our city

Goal 1

Reduce violence
in Chicago by a
measurable amount

Goal 2

Establish an office
for Compassion It in

Goal 3

Build systems
and strategies for


We offer programs that introduce the concept of compassion and mindfulness. Led by Stanford-trained compassion educators, our programs inspire and positively impact students of all ages and backgrounds.

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