The Elevating Youth Voices initiative facilitates youth-led community improvement through a year-long series of programs and events.
Elevating Youth Voices Video Series (premiering Spring 2019), an ongoing series of youth-created videos shared on the Bright Promises website and on social media that spotlight young people across Chicago who are creating positive community change.
Elevating Youth Voices Nonprofit Fair (Saturday, June 1, 2019), featuring youth representatives from up to 30 Chicagoland nonprofit organizations sharing how they are taking the lead and working to make their communities stronger and safer.
Elevating Youth Voices Special Grant Program (awarded October 2019), where five organizations that demonstrate outstanding impact will receive a special $10,000 grant to support the work of youth leaders.
100% of every donation that we receive goes directly to support quality programs for at-risk children in Chicago.
Featuring 30 local nonprofits, over 100 youth leaders,
youth performances, speeches, music, art, food, and more!
Hear directly from local youth about how they are leading the way to make their communities strong and safe, and learn how you can get involved.
Youth-led organizations from across Metropolitan Chicago will share how they are taking on issues like gun violence, justice reform, and climate change, using interactive displays and performances.
Premiering Spring 2019, this ongoing series of youth-created videos will be shared on the Bright Promises website and on social media, spotlighting young people across Chicago who are creating positive community change.
(In formation, as of March 2019)
If you are interested in sponsoring the 150th Anniversary please contact Katherine Dreher Korey at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 312-704-8260.
150th Anniversary Committee Chair
150th Anniversary Committee
For more information, please contact Katherine Dreher at email@example.com or 312-704-8260.