Center for Advancing Domestic Peace, Inc.

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  • Join us for Help-o-Ween!

    Join us at Revolution Brewing Company on Oct. 27th to celebrate CADP and Dia de los Muertos with food, drinks, face painting, and more!

  • Last Chance - Run Domestic Violence Out of Town!

    Thanks to Charlie, Eva, Ali and Alex and all of our team for a great run on October 12, 2014. Thanks to our sponsors too for helping to Run DV Out of Town!

  • Thank you to all who joined us!

    The Center sends a special thank you to our 150+ guests who braved a snow storm to support our work at our 10th Anniversary Gala on March 1st. Although the storm challenged the Stan Mansion's valet your good will won out. Thanks for joining in our fun-filled event and your on-going support of the Center's important work. Click on the picture to the left for photos!

  • On behalf of our staff, volunteers, and Board of Directors, the Center for Advancing Domestic Peace wishes to thank you for your interest in our work. We are excited and encouraged by the progress we have made in the our first ten years, including developent of strengths-based intervention and our innovative case management program.

  • Beliefs and Skills for Domestic Peace

    We offer our Beliefs and Skills for Domestic Peace program at a variety of locations in Chicago. Services conducted in Spanish are also offered.

  • Community Outreach

    Through the Community Outreach and Education program, the Center allies with community leaders and stakeholders, survivors of domestic violence, and women and men committed to non-violence and mutually respectful intimate relationships.


The mission of Center for Advancing Domestic Peace is to end the destructive cycles of emotional, sexual, and physical domestic abuse through comprehensive, culturally responsive direct service, community education, and research.

Domestic Violence In The News

Here's a link to a New York Times article written by Charlie Stoops, one of the Center's Co-Founders, about the controversies surrounding the NFL recently. Charlie makes the point that punishment is not sufficient and that the criminal justice system can't be the only institution responsible for the change we need. The Center's Co-Executive Director, Mike Feinerman, was privileged to take a small part toward the end a BBC "World Have Your Say" program that was mostly devoted to hearing the voices of several strong women in South Africa who were also addressing the Pistorius case. The podcast is available until September 17th on this page - choose the broadcast from 10 Sep 2014. 

We must change the question from "Why doesn't she leave?" to "Why doesn't he stop?"

Help us by donating to the campaign below or directly to the Center! 

Thanks to all who helped on October 12th to 

Run Domestic Violence Out of Town

- to learn more click HERE

The campaign continues through the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month!


"Everyone Has a Role in Helping End Domestic Violence."

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