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BYP100 DC on the Murder of Terrence Sterling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2016 CONTACT: Samantha Master dc.chapter@byp100.org   BYP100 DC on the Murder of Terrence Sterling  Young Black activists demand that the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) release the names of cops who murdered Terrence   Washington, D.C. – The DC Chapter of BYP100 is demanding that the names of the officers involved in […]

BYP100 2016 Election Summer Organizing Fellowships

BYP100 believes that civic engagement is not the beginning or the end of the work we’re building towards a vision of radical black liberation. It is a tool and an opportunity to build power, infrastructure, and data on black youth to help influence our ongoing campaigns and organizational initiatives. In this election we will be […]

BYP100 National Organizing Co-Chair

BYP100 is a leading organization in today’s movement for Black liberation. Our national membership of Black 18-35 year old activists engage in high impact direct action, issue-based and symbolic campaigns, and grassroots organizing work. We are currently searching for a new National Organizing Co-Chair who will be integral in deepening our civic engagement programming outside of […]

BYP100 Statement on the Defeat of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez

Political freedom has been at the forefront of our minds as we engaged in #ByeAnita actions, street-team canvassing, phone-banking and voter education events focused on young Black voters to remove the anti-Black Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. Though the entire governmental structure is anti-black, the current Cook County States Attorney took devaluing Black life to extreme lows […]

ICYMI: ‘BYP100 Chicago Disrupts Police Task Force Meeting Demanding Justice for Rekia Boyd’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2016 CONTACT: Trina Reynolds-Tyler 773-802-2633 chicago.chapter@byp100.org   CHICAGO 2/26 – On Thursday, February 25th, the Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) Chicago Chapter disrupted the Police Task Force meeting calling it a public relations stunt by the Mayor. BYP100 members and allies, Assata’s Daughters and Fearless Leading the Youth (F.L.Y.), made […]

Official Statement from BYP100 Chicago Chapter on Lori Lightfoot and the Mayor Appointed Police Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2016 Media Contact: Trina Reynolds-Tyler 773-802-2633 chicago.chapter@byp100.org Official Statement from BYP100 Chicago Chapter on Lori Lightfoot and the Mayor Appointed Police Task Force   CHICAGO 2/25-  In December 2015, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a  self-appointed Police Task Force that would be responsible for “improving the overall police oversight of police conduct” […]

Chicago Police Board fails Rekia Boyds family again

By Todd St. Hill, BYP100 Chicago Chapter Organizing Co-Chair   I am writing to report back on last night’s Chicago Police board meeting. At its height, 20 BYP100 members were in attendance. In total about 100 people were in attendance at the meeting, a majority of them activists and family members. Last night was yet […]
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