April 28, 2012 DYC Founder?and Golden Building tenant?Emmett Folgert Honored at White House
Fields Corner?one of HBI?s two Historic Neighborhood Centers districts?is lucky to be home to the Dorchester Youth Collaborative, an important center of programming for at-risk teens from Dorchester and beyond. For over 30 years the DYC has provided mentoring, job training, and crisis intervention for local teenagers. The organization?s founder and director, Emmett Folgert was one of twelve people recently honored by the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention with a ?Champion of Change? award at a ceremony held at the White House.