"Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” 
Sue Monk Kidd

Stories that matter

Hands Across Chicago is an event where many local churches come together across the city of Chicago to pray blessings and peace over their city. Our family was invited to join the The Chinese Christian Union Church in partnership with the Pui Tak Center in their efforts to pack and distribute food boxes to local […]

Hands Across Chicago in Chinatown

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Congrats to the Graduates of 2021! This was an EPIC year to say the least. It is always an honor to partner with the excellent educators, students, and families in CUSD 201 to capture important moments throughout the year but graduation is just the best- so grateful they were able to have an in person […]

Congrats to the 2021 Grads

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Just in case no one has ever told you before… you are created, unique, & beautiful! You do not have to strive or hustle to prove it- the most beautiful thing about you is not something you need to do- it is just something you can embrace. It is not just about creating beautiful images. […]

Confidence is BEAUTIFUL

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Kenneth Mason Jr. is a CPA with a passion for community, growing small businesses, and building equity through his Chicago based accounting firm Equibis. Equibis has a vision “to provide the financial expertise and guidance to small business owners in or from underserved communities that often are only afforded to large corporations.” Kenneth shares, “We […]

guidance, passion, & innovation

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If we truly believe that all people are created in the image of God then ANY assault on that truth must cause us to lament. We must acknowledge, lament, inform ourselves, repent, and take action is response to a year long spike in violence again the AAPI community. May we not let this moment pass […]

Lament & Action

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Are you convicted that the racism you see around us must change but feel overwhelmed about where to start or how to sustain this work (and not just go from outrage to apathy)? Do you acknowledge that there is a lot you do not know but are willing to learn? Do you want to see […]

How to Fight Racism with Jemar Tisby

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Farah is the designer and entrepreneur behind Top Modist & we joined forces again to capture Top Modist’s Spring 2021 Line. The colors, design, and details are amazing! We captured the launch of the clothing line last year and it is so exciting to see the brand expanding. Top Modist “is an ethical fashion brand […]

Top Modist Spring Line 2021

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“I let people underestimate me, it gives me an advantage every time.“ Christina Gonzalez-Valentin is the force behind Los Comales restaurants. We captured some creative portraits at their Little Village location for her new position at the Illinois Restaurant Association Advisory Board. Christina is the literal face of the restaurant brand as when her father […]

“let people underestimate me”

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“Kindness is not justice, and charity is not reconciliation.” -Tyler Burns. Tyler Burns is a pastor, podcaster (Pass the Mic), writer, husband, father, president of The Witness BCC, and prophetic voice for justice in our time. He quotes often to others that “leaders are born in the time they are needed most” and this is […]

“Kindness is not justice, and charity is not reconciliation”

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