Call us at 847-473-3483

Our Staff

These wonderful people make it all possible
Angela Ramirez
Success Coach
Ext 1009
Christopher Afram
Program Director
Ext 1018
Clay Atchley
Construction Manager
Ext 1013
Dante Wilson
AmeriCorps Construction Aide
David Mangus
Grants Manager
Ext 1011
Devin Flournoy
Career Access Manager
Ext 1003
Edward Jackson
Job Developer
Ext 1010
James Socrates Rivers
Major Gifts Manager
Ext 1008
Jennifer Olson
Donor Relations Manager
Ext 1012
Kristen Perry
Development and Communications Coordinator
Ext 1021
LaDena Chisum
Success Coach
Ext 1005
Lynette Yearwood
Finance Director
Ext 1007
Patty Lopez
File Clerk
Ext 1030
Pedro Delgado
Construction Site Manager
Tameka Wilson
Executive Director
Ext 1006

Student Quotes

You have the power to make your future better by working hard in the present

Elijah, YBLC alum

It gets tough, but stick it out with a positive attitude. It will be worth it in the end.

Allison, YBLC alum

Change is not a problem; it’s a part of growth.

Melissa, YBLC alum