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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 […]

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BYNC celebrates its 75 year anniversary

Seventy-five years ago, a professional community organizer by the name of Saul Alinsky and supervisor of Davis Square Park, Joseph Meegan, united under a common vision- to organize the many ethnic enclaves, parishes and social clubs of the Back of the Yards community. It was through this shared vision of improving access to social services […]