Members of BLAC have a place to meet, talk, laugh, scream and cry without the fear of being judged. It is open to everyone in the school. It is also a place to plan. In order for diverse students to advance, proper planning and organization is needed. BLAC designs and executes BLAC Culture day, and several other activities that serve to provide awareness and encourage the excellence of diverse students.
The trip to see President Obama is a perfect example of purposeful planning. The members of BLAC have the grand opportunity of being a part of history, as well as the nuts and bolts of what it takes to make such a dream a reality. Members get to see what happens when a group of young people with strong leadership put their minds to accomplishing something powerful. This sense of power will continue to pay dividends for years to come.
This opportunity is open to students of all races. Indeed, some of our more active members are not of African American descent. Having voices from various corners of the Newton North population serves to enrich everything BLAC does.