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A Nigerian word meaning who knows what God has brought us through this child.


Recognizing the value and vulnerability of children of incarcerated parents, the Lawndale Amachi Mentoring Program (LAMP) recruits caring and committed mentors. Strong mentoring relationships improve the life prospects of these children by breaking the cycle of poverty and contact with the criminal justice system.

Take a peak of how the Lawndale Amachi Mentoring Program (LAMP) in Chicago pairs teachers with youth of incarcerated parents:


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    Address:    3508 W. Ogden Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60608