Come out and join us for Back of the Yards – Hoops in the Hood
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) works with local Ward offices, youth agencies, park districts, schools, residents and the Chicago Police Department to implement a traveling Hoops in the Hood program aimed at deterring youth from gangs and drugs while promoting healthy lifestyles. The program is brought to the Back of the Yards community with funding and technical assistance from the Local Initiatives Support Coalition (LISC) to help to combat increasing crime rates in the community by using activities in public spaces as crime deterrents. Registration & B-Ball Camp July 12th 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Back of the Yards College Prep H.S. 2111 W. ...
Fiesta Back of the Yards draws record-breaking crowds to 47th Street
By: Eleanore Catolico - The GATE News Thousands of families embraced the joys of summer as the Back of the Yards once again hosted one of Chicago’s premier street festivals. Last weekend June 6 to 8, the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) hosted Fiesta Back of the Yards, a three-day extravaganza celebrating the community and its culture. From flashy neon carnival rides, tasty Latin American cuisine and cultural performances, Fiesta Back of the Yards, which took place on the bustling commercial district of 47th Street between Ashland and Damen, continues to be a boon for the neighborhood, attracting hundreds of thousands ...
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