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Longtime Ballet Folklorico dancers receive full rides to college

Two longtime participants in the BYNC’s Ballet Folklorico will be headed off to college on full scholarships this fall. Jasmin Roman, 18 and Pierre Manzo, 17 are both recipients of the Chick Evans Caddy Scholarship. The national scholarship is awarded to applicants who have worked as golf caddies for at least two years, maintain at […]

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Reflecting on 75 years of impact

Milestone marks a journey from organizing to service delivery in an immigrant community The Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council, a community organization that became a model for other neighborhood councils across the country, is celebrating its 75 years of service this year. The organization was first founded out of a vision to empower residents […]