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Welcome to the Backyard Caucus, Inc. (BYC) of Elmhurst, Illinois! BYC's mission is to establish itself as a voice for diversity, inclusion and equity; to educate , inform, and advocate for diversity, inclusion, and equity; and to engage  for institutional change toward diversity, inclusion, and equity. Who are we? We are business professionals, college students, retirees, teachers, lawyers, artists, elected officials, and more. We are community members who have come together to be an agent for positive change on a local level and take a stand against racism. We strive to make Elmhurst a more inclusive community through education, community conversations, and the advancement of anti-racism values. Our goal is to bring awareness to the tacit and sometimes unintentional ways that racism can and does affect our neighbors and the community as a whole.   The Backyard Caucus, Inc. is a diverse group of citizens, including representatives from Elmhurst-based businesses and civic organizati
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