BT Youth Present Our 1st…

This Saturday don’t miss the 1st Annual BT Youth Winter Ball for youth ages 13-18. This is a chance to party with youth from different schools across Chicago and support youth efforts to make schools stop over-relying on police and suspensions in school!


Saturday Dec. 22, 2012  6:30-10:30pm

$8 – (includes real food).

3453 W. North Ave (corner of St. Louis on South side of the street)

Bring cash to get your picture taken by a pro at our photo booth.

For Ticket Contact us at 773-276-2194 or

BT Youth Selected to Testify at US Senate Hearing on School-to-Prison Pipeline

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, December 12th, BT member Edward Ward, testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights on “Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline.” Edward spoke about his experience …

Generation Organize: Annual Crossroads Gathering on Youth

Please join Crossroads Fund for an intergenerational gathering to explore:

-Current state of youth organizing/movements

-Youth movements outside the nonprofit framework

-How, historically, youth movements self sustained before the nonprofit framework

Time – 10AM-3PM
Location – BLOCKS TOGETHER 3455 West North Ave.
Space is limited so please RSVP by December 10th to Cindy at
Childcare will be provided by CHICHICO

Emergency Townhall on School Closings

State Representative LaShawn Ford is hosting a Townhall for his constituents (which include West Humboldt Park residents) to begin the process of helping CPS make informed decisions around school actions on the West Side. Let us know if you need help getting there.
When: Thurs. Dec.13th
Where: Sankofa Cultural Arts Center
5820 W. Chicago Ave