St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church wants to bring awareness to child abuse and is sponsoring a peace walk through the neighborhood starting at the church, 7538 S. Cottage Grove Ave. The goal of the walk,  church officials said, is to make communities safer and secure for everyone by bringing local, elected officials, business leaders, clergymen, law enforcement, and residents together help combat crime.

For more information, call 773-994-4222.