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July 12, 2018

On May 23rd, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BPNC) hosted 400 middle school students for our 9th annual Youth Summit at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The day long event was organized by the BPNC Student Voice Committees(SVCs) at 6 participating schools. Thr...

July 12, 2018

For the third year in a row, BPNC and the Reva and David Logan Foundation have awarded 5 Kelly High School female seniors with $20,000 for college tuition over four years. After a rigorous selection process, which included a written application and interview, our schol...

May 3, 2018

Learn more about our community schools.

It was a chilly Spring day, yet the weather didn't stop the students from enjoying a day off at the ballpark! Many of these students don't have the opportunity to visit neighborhoods outside of the southwest side.  So the game on...

April 9, 2018

Escalera is a college- and career-readiness program funded by UnidosUS. Lynda, BPNC's student retention specialist, runs the program at Kelly High School.

During spring break 2018, a group of Kelly High School students from the Escalera program took a day to visit colle...

March 27, 2018

On March 20-23, the Unidos US Escalera Youth Summit took place in Washington D.C. Two Kelly High School students, Raul Rosas and Freddie Corona, attended with their Escalera facilitator, Lynda Lopez. Students were joining other youth from across the country, including...

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...

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