No Parent Should Have To Bury Their Child

Through the game of chess & performing arts, we are compassionally improving the lives of those affected by violence .

Who We Are

How We're Helping

We are a nonprofit organization focused on community building by sharing accountability for an adequate conflict resolute environment that displays one's critical thinking skills and that  which produces peace and safety. We offer chess lessons and host community-building events.

Get Involved

Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality.

Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Where We Are

Chess Lessons & Upcoming Events.  

Find out when & where you can help. 


2018 NBMP Brochure (pdf)


Our Mission is to improve the lives of those affected by violence.

Our Vision is to instill personal excellence, assist in building self-esteem, advocating for the celebration of cultural diversity and uniting communities.  We empower youth through our Not Before My Parents (NBMP) Chess Club and Performing Arts Programs.

Keep In Touch

Let us know how we are doing.

Donate Now

Your generous gift will help us continue our mission which is to improve the lives of those affected by violence.  Together, we can make a difference.

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Contact Us

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Not Before My Parents

(773) 231-8163


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed