No Parent Should Have To Bury Their Child

Through the game of chess we teach youth strategic methods of thinking, which allows them to think before they react. 

Who We Are

How We're Helping

We are a nonprofit organization focused on:

  • Community building 
  • Sharing accountability
  • Providing adequate conflict resolute
  • Prompting a safe & peaceful environment 

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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.

We appreciate your contributions, whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth.

How You Can Help

Where We Are

Chess Lessons & Upcoming Events.  

Find out when & where you can help. 

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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.

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Let us know how we are doing.

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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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Not Before My Parents

(773) 231-8163


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed