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2020-2021 Year in Review

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

BMPA 2021 Back-to-School Picnic

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

Juneteenth – A Day On, For All

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

Freeish

This post on Juneteenth is authored by Bryan Drewry, co-founder of Bexley Minority Parent Alliance, BMPA Executive Board member, Bexley resident, and husband and father of Bexley alumni. Bexley will be hosting their inaugural Juneteenth celebration from 12-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 E. Broad St., Bexley, OH 43209 (*NEW* location) -- more

Juneteenth in Bexley!

EDIT: NEW LOCATION DUE TO RAIN: St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 E. Broad St., Bexley, OH 43209 As the Bexley Minority Parent Alliance (BMPA) Executive Committee, we would like to take a moment of your time to highlight our upcoming (first ever) Juneteenth celebration here in Bexley! Links for an educational pre-event, as well as the day-of festivities, are listed below.

Reflections on Juneteenth

This guest post on Juneteenth is by Bexley resident and BMPA parent/member, Courtney Baker. Bexley will be hosting their inaugural Juneteenth celebration from 12-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 E. Broad St., Bexley, OH 43209 (*NEW* location) -- more details can be found on the City of Bexley website. The Juneteenth Flag,

Bexley Cherry Trees Planting Project

Connecting the Community for the Next Generation The Bexley Minority Parent Alliance (BMPA) was established in the summer of 2015 by Bexley families with children of all ages, with the intention of building community among minority families and district staff, and with the added hope of affecting positive change in our district. Today, we are an alliance of caregivers, educators,