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March 15, 2018

View our Twitter Moment of Southwest side students' #NationalWalkoutDay

1. Keep all schools open in Chicago #NoSchoolClosings  

2. Fund schools in Black and Brown communities equitably #RahmHatesUs
- More counselors (ratio of at least 1:200 students) 
- Full time socia...

March 14, 2018

View our Twitter Moments of Southwest side students' #NationalWalkoutDay

On March 14, students from Brighton Park Elementary, Back of the Yards High School, Curie High School, Hancock High School, Kelly High School, and Lindblom Math & Science Academy organized walkouts...

January 30, 2018

This February, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BPNC) will apply for Illinois State Board of Education 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grant funding to support the agency’s Full-Service Community School Initiative (FSCSI) partnerships at Brighton...

September 30, 2017

Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel attended the grand opening of Mansueto Charter High School. This new charter school is minutes away from Kelly High School, Brighton Park’s neighborhood high school. Mayor Emanuel’s comments are insulting to our leaders and community residents...

September 5, 2017

DACA is under attack. Since 2012, DACA has help 800,000 people work without the fear of deportation. We will continue to #defendDACA.

The Trump administration announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This is just the latest...

May 1, 2017

On Friday, CPS’s former CEO, Barbara Byrd-Bennett, was sentenced to 4 ½ years of prison for her role in a bribery and kickback scheme that cost Chicago’s taxpayers over $23 million. It is important to understand that she engaged in this scheme after earning hundreds of...

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