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Let Youth Be Youth 2019 Summit

A few weeks ago, more than 400 youth from six Brighton Park schools met to tackle some of the challenges they face in their community — from police violence and unhealthy relationships to adultism and violations of immigrants’ rights. With support from Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BPNC), the day-long “Let Youth Be Youth Summit” was planned, coordinated and hosted entirely by a handful of middle school students who strive to create better schools and a stronger, more equitable community. This is just one of the many organizing efforts BPNC — the lead community partner of the Brighton Park Neighborhood Network — facilitates in the working-class community on Chicago’s southwest side. Uni

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