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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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Buen HOGAR Event Will Provide Affordable Housing Information for Seniors

Residents 55 and older of Back of the Yards, Little Village, Brighton Park and McKinley Park will have the opportunity to hear about affordable housing opportunities at an informational session tomorrow. Erie Neighborhood House’s Buen HOGAR program, a Latino outreach initiative of the Chicago Housing Authority, will provide information on subsidies available to help individuals […]

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Senior Snow Corps Helps Elderly with Snow Shoveling

With the arrival of the first significant snowfall of the winter season in Chicago, elderly homeowners are especially worried about being cited for failing to shovel their sidewalks. If they are truly unable to shovel, and cannot get family members or neighbors to assist, in the unlikely event that they are cited, according to the […]