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Soul Survivors of Chicago is a 501c (3) Non Profit  

We are as strong as the community that holds us up!

We can do more together than we can do alone.
Let’s come together, combining our abilities and passions to affect real change surrounding mental health and the impact of trauma, violence, and suicide to ones overall well-being.

We Honor the LIFE and LEGACY




Funeral of Jamal Clay

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Watch the World Premier:

Makes Me Wanna Holler: Healing From Loss, Learning From Tragedy & Finding Recovery


Executive Producer Rafiah Maxie, Soul Survivors of Chicago, NFP; in collaboration with Urban Matrix Magazine

Featuring Testimonies From:

Deveeka Berry

Alease Davies

Shana Matthews

Rafiah Maxie

Valorie Wright


Special Guests

- Janelle R. Goodwill, Ph.D., Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, The University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

- Dr. Ngonzi "Truth" Crushshon, Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD and Darwin National Assurance Company / Mental Health Counselor

Join us to discuss the healing of trauma loss experienced by four Women of Color in Chicago.


We worked with Sneaker Cleaners, a professional sneaker cleaning service. They make sure each shoe is cleaned, sanitized, and ready for gifting!  

soul survivors at sneaker-cleaners-

Visit Sneaker Cleaners, at:

8647 S. Cottage Grove St.
Chicago, Illinois

Find them on social media:

IG: _sneakercleaners_


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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and conduct outreach. Your generous donation greatly impacts our ability to carry out our mission!  We truly THANK YOU for your support!! 

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Support Group


Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the MONTH!!!!!

6-7pm CST

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Join us every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 6pm to 7pm CST
As we come togethers to support, share and bond as a community of survivors of Loss to Suicide, Gun Violence , Trauma or Tragedy 


Jamal and Mother

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