State’s Attorney Alvarez Honored at Peace Awards

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez was among the honorees at the first annual “Making a World of Difference” for peace gala.  Alvarez and others were recognized for their commitment to promoting leadership and advocating for civil rights and peace throughout the community.

The awards were presented by the Fierce Women of Faith, a multi-ethnic, interfaith peace group committed to increasing peace in our neighborhoods.  For more information, go to

The Making a World of Difference Gala was held Sunday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m., at the Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th St., Chicago.