Are you struggling to pay your utility bills?

If so you might qualify to receive a one time grant towards your gas, electric and/or water bill. The deadline for Energy Assistance has been extended until August 30th or until funds have exhausted.  If you have not previously applied during the program year (September 1, 2023 until now) you can call our office to set up your appointment!

Call us at 773-523-7110!

Brighton Park
Neighborhood Council

Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BPNC) is a community-based, nonprofit organization striving to create a vibrant and equitable community where everyone can thrive.

Our Focus Areas

Community Organizing

Community Organizing

Learn how we mobilize others, build coalitions, and advocate for meaningful change.

Community Organizing

Youth Services

Learn how we are working to increase resources in Chicago public schools.

Community Organizing

Community Services

View our organization's wide range of community services.

Community Organizing

Community Health

Learn more about the quality mental health services we provide.

BPNN Community Resource Guide

Discover the wide range of services offered by our BPNN partners in our Community Resource Guide.
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In the News

Treatment Not Trauma: Brandon Johnson’s mental health plans

BPNC's Treatment Not Trauma organizer Any Huamani shares her thoughts
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Years in the Making: Breaking Ground on the BPNN Service Center

In February 2024, BPNC alongside BPNN partners and elected officials joined together to break ground on the BPNN Service Center.
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BPNC Events
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Years in the Making: Breaking Ground on the BPNN Service Center

In February 2024, BPNC alongside BPNN partners and elected officials joined together to break ground on the BPNN Service Center.
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Beyond the Classroom: Celebrating the Holidays with Parent Mentors!

Brighton Park Neighborhood Council is very proud of our parent mentors. Our Parent Mentors are leaders in the classroom and beyond. This holiday season, they lead various projects from neighborhood clean-ups to Christmas card writing.
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Brighton Park Youth-Led Kermes: Pozole, Games, and Honoring Family Time

Youth from Leaders of Tomorrow alongside BPNC's Youth Life Coaches held our first ever Kermes filled with games for children, raffles, creative activities, and a shared meal of pozole.
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Burgers, Basketball, and Building Community: A Reflection on Summer BBQs

This year, BPNC in collaboration with New Life Centers and 12th Ward Alderwoman Julia Ramirez's office, hosted several summer barbecues at Kelly Park where youth could meet one another, enjoy a meal, and have a safe space.
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BPNC's 14th Annual Youth Summit

BPNC's 14th annual youth summit hosted over fifteen one-hour workshops this year.
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Celebrating Community: End of year celebration

On May 16, 2023, we hosted an end-of-year celebration with Kelly College Prep, a community school partner.
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BPNC staff join mayor's transition subcommittees.

We are excited to have a seat at the table and to work alongside other community leaders to ensure that the voices of Brighton Park are heard.
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A successful dia de los niños. Distributed over 300 toys to Brighton park youth.

We received almost 800 toy donations that we were able to distribute to youth from the community. It was an event filled with love, joy, and tons of fun!
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CCW awarded the Ron Sable Award for Activism!

Congratulations to the BPNC team and the entire Collaborative for Community Wellness on being awarded the Ron Sable Award for Activism! Thank you Crossroads Fund for the recognition.
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Celebrating 20 Years of Community

On Friday, Nov. 16th, BPNC celebrated our 20th anniversary, surrounded by more than 500 hundred people who have made our organization what it is today.
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Treatment Not Trauma: Brandon Johnson’s mental health plans

BPNC's Treatment Not Trauma organizer Any Huamani shares her thoughts
Read Article

Are you struggling to pay your utility bills?

If so you might qualify to receive a one time grant towards your gas, electric and/or water bill. The deadline for Energy Assistance has been extended until August 30th or until funds have exhausted.  If you have not previously applied during the program year (September 1, 2023 until now) you can call our office to set up your appointment!

Call us at 773-523-7110!

Are you struggling to pay your utility bills?

If so you might qualify to receive a one time grant towards your gas, electric and/or water bill. The deadline for Energy Assistance has been extended until August 30th or until funds have exhausted.  If you have not previously applied during the program year (September 1, 2023 until now) you can call our office to set up your appointment!

Call us at 773-523-7110!