Teens Against Killing Everywhere

Founded in 1985 by Ceola Davis, Teens Against Killing Everywhere is a non-profit organization that works to build a stronger, safer, healthier East St. Louis by empowering the people of Emerson Park and its surrounding communities.

Small Beginnings. Big Impact.

What began as a modest effort to address missing manhole covers and broken streetlights in the Emerson Park neighborhood of East St. Louis, Illinois, has become one of the largest and most proactive community-based organizations in the Metro East area.

The mission of the Teens Against Killing Everywher
e is to assist the residents of the Emerson Park neighborhood and its surrounding communities in achieving their full human potential by offering high quality programs in three areas:

(1) Housing and Economic Development;
(2) Education and Job Training; and
​​(3) Community Advocacy

At Teens Against Killing Everywhere (TAKE), our #1 goal is service to the Emerson Park/Metro East IL community. Since 1985 we have partnered with over 100 agencies, including corporate, public, private, religious, and governmental to ensure the continued growth and development for the Emerson Park, IL, community.

Are you ready to make a difference in our community?

If you are ready to make an invest into our community, we are ready to partner with you!Teens Against Killing Everywhere takes pride in our commitment to partnering with a passion for service. Take a brief moment to fill out the EPDC Community Partnership Profile Sheet so that our Executive Director can learn more about how your organization can help us in rebuilding a brighter future for our community.



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