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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The K.W.O.E. Foundation is taking donations via Venmo, PayPal and Check.

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K.W.O.E. Foundation
30 E Huron #4008
Chicago, IL 60611


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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.



No More Violence Campaign


The K.W.O.E. Foundation’s No More Violence Campaign is focused on saving the lives of our youth in the beautiful city of Chicago. With 2021 ending as one of the most violent on record, our mission is to promote non-violence and inspire youth engagement in alternative activities. Through targeted 1-mile walks, we will share the message of No More Violence to help  initiate change throughout our city.

Over the next 12 weeks, we hope you will join us as we walk in unity through the different neighborhoods with our No Violence Flag held high.  Through this campaign, we plan to build bridges between our neighborhoods to help  unify all people throughout the city.  The K.W.O.E. Foundation, along with  the support of other local community groups, will bring our city’s youth together to expose them to alternative activities and opportunities that our city has to offer.



Do you want to be a part of the change? Do you want to impact the future and lives of our youth?  

Hit that donate button, join us on our walks, or support our youth outings. 

You can also join us on our journey on social media by following us and sharing our story. See you on the streets!







WeUP is a new initiative providing youth with entrepreneurial networking opportunities while helping black-owned businesses in their communities scale and create generational wealth. All donations towards this cause will be tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law through the K.W.O.E. Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.  


In support of much needed change further exposed during this global pandemic, the K.W.O.E. Foundation has developed the WeUP initiative. In furtherance of the Foundation’s mission to empower youth & emerging adults in underserved communities, we are moving toward a goal of strengthening Black owned businesses to address the wealth gap as the underlying cause of inequity in their communities. With the assistance of legendary Chicago Journalist Robin Robinson & her company Birdland Media, we will engage community businesses and provide educational experiences to embolden youth with an entrepreneurial spirit. This initiative is intended to create specific learning opportunities for cohorts of young people to network with the business operators & gain a real understanding of the entrepreneurial process & become a part of changing the direction to strengthen their community economy.

WeUP website


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


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


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

Englewood 5K
GiGi’s Playhouse
Horace Mann
Living Consciously TV
The Mildred Franks Foundation
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

Contact K.W.O.E. Foundation

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