About the Peace Corner

Meet our staff

The Peace Corner employs staff members to assist in monitoring our youth programming and maintenance of the center. Our internships and volunteers are also an essential resource for realizing our mission.

Fr. Maurizio Binaghi


It is here in Chicago’s West Side in 2001 that Fr. Maurizio Binaghi founded The Peace Corner as a youth center for at risk youth. With a background in education and social justice, under his guidance The Peace Corner has established itself as one of the leading youth agencies in the Austin community, providing a great variety of services and programs to underprivileged youth.

Our Programs

Did You Know?

1,462 hours of community service were given back to the Peace Corner in 2013 by volunteers from various colleges and professional organizations.