Regional Office: 1700 Weiland Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
With more than 18,000 members and 80 years of experience, BBYO is known as the largest and most effective provider of identity-building and leadership development programs for Jewish teens. Headquartered in Washington, DC, BBYO encompasses over 40 regions across North America, as well as Central and South Americas, Europe, Israel, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and comprises more than 130 employees and over 800 volunteer advisors. Among BBYO's 250,000 living alumni are many of the most prominent figures in Jewish communal life, as well as people of note in the business, political, academic and cultural worlds. Great Midwest Region is located in and around the Chicagoland area.
With more than 400 members, Great Midwest Region is becoming a strong region within the international order. GMR was awarded #1 in retention for 2006 at International Convention 2007. In the near future, we hope to see a strong and steady flow of leaders pour out of this region, spilling over into the international organization.