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One Summer in Back of the Yards

  BYNC launched Hoops in the Hood on Saturday, July 8th with a registration event at the Back of the Yards College Preparatory. Former Chicago Bulls player, Dave Corzine gave tips and pointers to the young players. The DePaul basketball crew, LISC Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the 9th District Police were there in support of […]

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Peace and Education Coalition honors community leaders at scholarship fundraiser

Local youth, residents, service providers and stakeholders came together in celebration of the 17th annual Dare to Dream scholarship fundraiser held at the National Museum of Mexican Art on Tuesday May 8. The Peace and Education Coalition highlighted the success stories of Back of the Yards students and raised money to assist other neighborhood youth […]

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Back of the Yards coalition raises funds to put neighborhood youth through college

*To read in Spanish scroll down Para leer en español baja Every year the Peace and Education Coalition, an alliance of public schools, organizations and businesses in Back of the Yards, organizes its annual fundraiser aimed to support local students throughout college. This year is not the exception. The coalition has been busy putting together […]