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Elevating Youth Voices: How Would You Use $10,000 to Help Your Community?

Edition 1 of 5: Chicagoland youth leaders share how they would use $10,000 to address a problem in their community. Part of the Elevating Youth Voices 150th anniversary special initiative.

Chicago Youth Leaders Come Together for Elevating Youth Voices Fair

On Saturday, June 1 over 100 youth leaders from across Chicagoland came together for a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of the next generation of leaders of our city and our world.

Empowering youth voices begins with one gift, yours.

Donate $5, $10, or $20 to our first ever crowdfunding campaign in celebration of our 150th anniversary!

Bright Promises Foundation in the News

Have you spotted Bright Promises' in the news recently? Watch and listen to stories about our 150th anniversary on NBC5, ABC7,Conversations with a Citizen Podcast, and more!

Partner Spotlight: Illinois Action for Children

What does it mean to elevate the voices of our youngest leaders?

Humane Advocacy: 150 Years

From India, now to Iran

Introducing the Founding Members of the Legacy Council

And congratulations to Retiring Board Members Rodger Owen and Robert Finley

Save the Date: Elevating Youth Voices Fair

Join us on Saturday, June 1 from 12p-3p for the Elevating Youth Voices Fair

Nominations Open for 150th Anniversary Awards

Deadline Extended: Nominate by Thursday, May 9 at 5:00p

EQUIP: Investing in a Bright Future for All Early Learners

Program Update: EQUIP Provides Investment in Bright Future for Low-Income Children Ages 0-5

Humane Advocacy: 150 Years

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Guidelines Available for 2019 SEL@Home Initiative

Letter of Intent forms due by Friday, February 8 at 5pm.