BBF Family Services

BBF Family Services is a comprehensive human services organization that envisions a thriving, self-sustaining community where empowered children and families have access to all opportunities.

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Kerry James Marshall
August 2021–November 2021

For Toward Common Cause, Kerry James Marshall will create a new site-specific installation within the BBF Center in North Lawndale.

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Founded in 1961, BBF Family Services is a comprehensive human services organization that offers six program and service areas: Community Engagement, Education, Employment Services, Family Services, Health Equity, and Youth Services. The mission of BBF Family Services is to improve the quality of life for underprivileged youth and their families by providing safe, stable, and nurturing experiences that enhance social, emotional, academic, and career development. BBF Family Services envisions a thriving, self-sustaining community where empowered children and families have access to all opportunities. In pursuit of this vision, BBF provides coordinated programs and services that combat poverty, low educational attainment, chronic disease, criminal activity, and trauma for people from the age of 5 and up.

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