A 501(c)(3), Nonprofit Organization

Kareem K.W.O.E. Wells has been involved in a myriad of projects promoting peace & unity, seeking to help kids reject violence throughout Chicago. Through his fundraising efforts, motivational speaking as well as through his musical talents as an artist, K.W.O.E. spreads his message of hope to middle schoolers in urban neighborhoods that will inspire them to change their lives for the better. Through the K.W.O.E. Theory of Change the Foundation curates resources, teaches life skills and generates opportunities.

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“Through my music and public appearances, I encourage young people to end the cycle of violence plaguing Chicago neighborhoods. When I speak to the kids I use my music and life experiences to inspire others to make the right decisions and overcome any challenges that the world may offer.”

– K.W.O.E.


K.W.O.E. has collaborated on projects with local organizations including, Communities in Schools, I Grow Chicago, R.A.G.E. & EmergeNext.

  • Michele Clark Magnet High School
  • Burnham Math & Science Academy
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Academy of Social Justice
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  • Mitzvah Projects
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  • Peace Walk
  • Options 4 Youth w/Ms. China
  • By the Hand Club
  • Bloom Trail High School Mentorship


Bishop City
By The Hand Club
CHAMPS Mentoring
Chicago Public Schools
Chicago Tutoring
Children’s Home + Aid
CPD 11th District

Englewood 5K
Horace Mann
Living Consciously TV
Northwestern University-Youth Impact Camp
O’Toole School
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program
Options 4 Youth

Our House Shelter
Peace Parties
Safe Cities
Speak Peace Spoken Word Camp
Umbrellas for Peace
Universoul Circus
Weissbluth Pediatrics

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Contact the K.W.O.E. Foundation’s for more information about creating a positive force in ending the violence plaguing Chicago.