Neighbors Call for Mental Health Treatment, Not Further Trauma

BPNC Inspires Neighbors to Vote

COVID-19 Fund Helps Families Find Financial Relief

A Community of Compassion for Mental Health

More Than Educating, BPNC Helps Students Heal

A Warm Place for Kids to Dream

Brighton Park Students Rally Youth for Change

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.

The Long-Lasting Impact Of Collective Action

Leadership Trainings Empower Local Parents

Throughout parenthood, mothers and fathers often find themselves wishing for instructions on how to raise their children to be successful in school and in life. Though no such manual exists, some neighborhood organizations supported by United Way of Metro Chicago are providing parents with the next best tool – parent leadership programs.

Housing: The Foundation for Student Success

In the winter months of 2016, Claudia Gonzalez*, a mother of three living in Brighton Park, unexpectedly lost her job. Though she aggressively searched for alternative employment, she couldn’t keep up with rent payments for her apartment.