We're celebrating the new Obama Presidential Center in South Shores Jackson Park!

We are giving away FREE Children's Obama books all SUMMER long! We are super excited about the new childrens library, a plethora of cultaural and civic engagement opportunities for children and a world class playground! + More

The Obama Presidential Center represents a historic opportunity to build a world-class museum and public gathering space that celebrates our nation’s first African American President and First Lady on the South Side of Chicago. 

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2021 has been a year of great transition, offering new opportunities to intensify our focus on caring for the most vulnerable members of our society, the children. In efforts to continue our mission of educating young children and their families of black culture through art and literacy programing; we’ve created the Free Black Children’s Library Summer Pop-Up series. Inspired by @thefreeblackwomenslibrary-The Free Black Children’s Library Pop- Up initiative is to get high quality black children’s books in the hands of all children in Illinois and the surrounding areas. Cretaing a more inclusive and Understanding World!


You Can Make a Difference

Your support is important to our work at Brown Books & Paint Brushes. There are many ways you can contribute towards our causes, and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. Learn more about how you can get involved and take advantage of the opportunity to do some good.



Help us Create an Inclusive and Loving World starting with Young Children

Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Brown Books & Paint Brushes a place where young children and families can get the most rage appropriate, reliable and valid resources to nurture our most precious beings-creating a peaceful and loving World. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.



Show Your Support

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Brown Books & Paint Brushes. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.



Help Us Soar

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Partner with Us and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. Donate your skills and we'll partner with you to hold a workshop, a story session and more. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for young children. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.