BridgeBuilders helps to connect people from different backgrounds to promote shared understanding of the challenges facing inner-city communities. Those from an outside context typically hear and see mostly negative portrayals of the inner city, often contributing to unhelpful labeling and misguided interactions. We believe the giftedness of the community is more clearly seen through fostering healthy, meaningful experiences that combine learning with active engagement.

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Wheaton in Chicago.

An immersive learning experience in partnership with Wheaton College Urban Studies program.

About Wheaton in Chicago – Wheaton College has recently partnered with Sunshine through its Urban Studies program to support immersive learning and community involvement for students. Students spend a semester living in the Woodlawn neighborhood while identifying opportunities to meaningfully engage with local organizations. Through Sunshine, students provide support to staff and build positive relationships with youth and families.

To learn more, visit their website.