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October 15, 2018

 “In Chicago there is a lot of trauma connected to police. Walking into these schools makes us feel unwanted, like the police are protecting the school from us. We get yelled at, watched, harassed, arrested, put into gang databases, and put in danger of deportation." ...

August 15, 2018

BRIGHTON PARK — Residents called for public officials to reinvest in mental health facilities on the city’s Southwest Side during a community meeting at Shields Middle School in Brighton Park last week.
 

Brighton Park Neighborhood Council and community members urged Al...

August 15, 2018

An activist coalition led by Black Lives Matter on Tuesday pressed its case for major changes to the consent decree outlining the terms of federal court oversight over the Chicago Police Department.

“If the city refuses to include these demands in the decree, this most...

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...

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