Our Story

In the summer of 2015, a group of Bexley families with children of all ages gathered together with the intention of building community among minority families and district staff, with the added hope of affecting positive change in our district. Today, we are an alliance of caregivers, educators, professionals and allies working to empower and celebrate our students, close opportunity gaps in our district and provide learning and engagement opportunities in our community. 

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We exist to empower Bexley minority students to achieve their full potential by providing support and advocacy, as well as influencing policy.

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2020-2021 Year in Review

By |August 24th, 2021|Newsletter, Uncategorized|

Despite the unprecedented circumstances, the BMPA had a productive 2020-2021 academic year, with several firsts and continued collaborations in the school district and community-at-large. We are looking forward to more opportunities to connect in person and host additional events in 2021-2022. 2020 began with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Learning at Capital University, followed soon after by BMPA’s first “Cause an Effect” fundraising event in January. Proceeds from the Chipotle fundraiser and additional

BMPA 2021 Back-to-School Picnic

By |July 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Bexley Minority Parent Alliance (BMPA) Back-to-School Picnic Sunday, August 15 5:30-7:00 p.m. Jeffrey Park Memorial Shelter House (Shelter House by the mansion and playground) All are welcome, including teachers and staff!* Main dishes (grilled hotdogs and burgers with buns and condiments), chips, water bottles, and plates/utensils/napkins, etc. will be provided. Visit our SignUp Genius link to bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share (not required)! *BMPA empowers Bexley City Schools’ minority students to

Juneteenth – A Day On, For All

By |June 20th, 2021|General Education, Uncategorized|

This guest post on Juneteenth is by Bexley resident and BMPA parent/Executive Board Member, Jonathan Baker. Bexley hosted their inaugural Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 19, 2021 -- additional resources and details can be found on the City of Bexley website. I logged on to my weekly Friday morning Zoom meeting and was told by a White co-worker, “No School today because of Juneteenth. Did you not see the news & resources on how we