BNICEH (be nicer), the Black Network in Children's Emotional Health, consists of BNICEH SmokeOut Campaign, IMPRUVE (Independent Movement of Paratransit Riders for Unity, Vehicles and Equality), and Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Consortium.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Support Fundraisers for IMPRUVE or Volunteer for Our Projects


Next fundraiser is not until November 2012 to sell Carson's books.  Meanwhile, we need your support to continue operating as a mostly self-funded nonprofit.  It is your choice to decide the amount unless you plan to join and pay membership dues to our affiliate IMPRUVE.  Contact us for dues structure (monthly, quarterly, yearly):  $30 per year for discount partial membership. $60 per year for full membership with full voting rights and benefits.  Thank you.   Donate Today by PayPal or use your credit card if you don't have PayPal. It's easy. Just click on the Donate button. 

Youth advocates of BNICEH are always busy on projects:

Ramissa Maat, CAU student, model/actress, BNICEH youth member performs at No Exit Cafe--featured in News Star in Rogers Park for her Spoken Word

Photo shows former vice president and treasurer Alyce Battle who passed into transition December 2010 and worked with youth at BNICEH and rode Illinois paratransit

L to R - Battle, former secretary of BNICEH Devon Tripp (pre-w/c days, former youth leaders Ebony Tripp and Cory Martin (whose mother former secretary/VP of BNICEH Ora Martin Harris passed into transition March 2011)

Andrew Tripp also a paratransit rider assists his mother Devon at Family Defense Center Juneteenth celebration at UIC - June 2010

Tyquan Baxter at at Memorial rally of National Paratransit People's Movement Assembly (NPPMA)

Genevarenee Baxter with walker at Memorial rally of NPPMA

Some of Board of BNICEH/IMPRUVE at Lion King November 2011

Fund Raisers - Summer through Fall 2012

 "Fundraiser for IMPRUVE - $5 each----BNICEH, parent of IMPRUVE, is selling Carson's Community Day books-August through November 2012, to continue its advocacy work and prepare for Memorial Rally for paratransit riders trip May 2013. Call 773-416-7366 or 773-544-9488"

Worth the price for the $10 discount that Carson's gives (Limit: up to 5 ten dollar discount coupons per purchase) and discount coupons on selected merchandise 

IMPRUVE is traveling back to Washington for NPPMA Memorial Rally 2013 on behalf of paratransit riders (all ages) who have passed away since 2010.

Discount coupons good in November 2012 at any Bon Ton's, Carson's. Boston Store, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, Younkers, P-A-R-I-S-I-A-N (in Detroit) Dates TBA

Upcoming benefit concert with composer, musician/singer Chuck Idol Sr. (guitarist on right) and the rock band he performs with - TBA

Call 773-416-7366 or 773-338-1090 email: 

Or     We are on facebook, too under  

  1. BNICEH Dr. Maat
  2. National Paratransit Peoples Movement Assembly           
  3. Impruve Paratransit

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