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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 15, 2018

While gun control was a major focus of Chicago’s walkouts, some of the city’s most spirited walkout organizing came from youth who were more concerned with the conditions that incubate intra-community violence.
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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...

December 8, 2017

En el 6 de diciembre, Olivia nuestra organizadora viajo a Washington, D.C. con 18 líderes de padres and jóvenes para pedir un DREAM Act limpio. Lea las historias de nuestros líderes de Solorio Academy.  

"Estoy agradecida por haber tenido la opo...

December 8, 2017

On December 6th, Olivia our youth organizer, departed to Washington, D.C. with 18 BPNC parent and students leaders to demand a clean DREAM Act. Below are a few stories from our youth leaders from Solorio Academy. Catch up on the #BPNCinDC action via Twitter Moments!  


November 29, 2017

MacKenzie is a BPNC youth leader. Learn more about MacKenzie and youth organizing! Watch our youth organizing CAN-TV episode

How could I sit back and watch this happen? I live in a world with police brutalities, a lack of sanctuary for all, an incompetent President, l...

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