“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”
Our Second semester promises to be just as busy as the first. Therefore, we have a lot of hard work ahead of us. We are very proud of our students' semester goal outcomes and all the hard work they put into achieving these goals. Several new projects will be added to BCC starting this Spring. We will begin our Young Editors Program and a Stop the Violence Start the Unity Community and Clean Up. Stay tuned for more exciting Brightwood news.
BLACK HISTORY FACT:
Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to win an Oscar, wasn’t allowed to attend Gone With the Wind's national premiere.
They called her 'Black Swan'. Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, the first African-American concert singer, gave a command performance before Queen Victoria in 1853.
Thomas Jennings invented the dry-cleaning process and he was the first African-American to receive a patent for his invention.
In 1781, Los Angeles was the first major city founded with a majority black population. More than the half the founding families were African-American.
Benjamin Banneker, an African-American, helped build our nations' capitol... reproducing survey plans from memory in just two days.
In 1947 Jackie Robinson became the first African-American player in Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Celebrated civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall became the first African-American justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. The year? 1967.
In 1923 African-American Garret Morgan invented the first automatic traffic signal... paving the way for millions of traffic lights at intersections.
After-School After Hours Open Gym - Daily @ Wheeler Boys and Girls Club ( Youth 11-17) 6pm-9pm
IUPUI Community Non- Profit Expo: March 26, 2019 12pm-4pm
Andre Carson Youth Opportunities Fair -March 11, 2019 from 12 to 7 PM at the Central Library.
APRIL IS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH! Do your part in helping us prevent child abuse in our city. Refer a parent to our Parent Empowerment Series. Contact us 317-546-8200 for more info and registration. Help us help our families THRIVE!
Summer Camp Open Registration---NOW! COME SIGN YOUR CHILDREN UP FOR AN AWESOME SUMMER WITH US!
End of School Year Celebration and Volunteer Appreciation --- TBD --Times: 4pm-6pm
SPARKS Enrichment Summer Camp KICK-OFF --- June 22nd Times: 6pm-8pm
SPARKS Enrichment Summer Camp 2018 ---June 18- July 20th Mon-Friday 8am -4:30pm
End Of Summer Celebration 2018 -- July 20th Time: 5-7pm
In the spirit of love remember , Unconditional is the best choice!