Elevating Youth Voices

150th Anniversary Special Initiative
ABOUT THE INITIATIVE

Elevating Youth Voices

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.

NEXT EVENT
Elevating Youth Voices Nonprofit Fair
Saturday, June 1 from 12p-4p
Family-friendly | Free | Open to the public
WHERE
Columbia College Conaway Center
1104 S Wabash, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL

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100% of every donation that we receive goes directly to support quality programs for at-risk children in Chicago.

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Next Event: 

Elevating Youth Voices Nonprofit Fair - Saturday 6/1, 12p-4p

Doug Mabie, 2018 Champion for Children Award

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.

Elevating Youth Voices Video Series

Nancy Ronquillo, 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

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.

Sponsors

150th ANNIVERSARY SPONOSRS

(In formation, as of March 2019)


AMBASSADOR

Bruce and Diana Rauner

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ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Marilyn Eisenberg

150th ANNIVERSARY DESIGN SPONSOR

Sarah Stec

If you are interested in sponsoring the 150th Anniversary please contact Katherine Dreher Korey at katherine.dreher@brightpromises.org or at 312-704-8260.


Download the Elevating Youth Voices Event Sponsor Information Packet

150th Anniversary Committee

150th Anniversary Committee Chair
Nancy Snyder

150th Anniversary Committee
Paul Bodine
Peggy Bodine
Toni Capella
Amanda Cooper
Marilyn Eisenberg
Amanda Farag
Caroline Gibbons
Venu Gupta
Kathleen Hefley
Katie Lissy
Taylor Parks
Allison Youngblood

Contact us

For more information, please contact Katherine Dreher at katherine.dreher@brightpromises.org or 312-704-8260.