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Douglas, Grand Boulevard, North Kenwood-Oakland

Historic community undergoing rapid change

The Mid-South Side is the historic location of Chicago’s “Black Metropolis,” an economically integrated neighborhood that was the epicenter of African-American social and cultural life.

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Two communities plan “all-in” safety initiatives 4/18/2013

LISC Chicago and its neighborhood partners will launch an all-at-once approach to reducing violent crime, hoping to turn the tide in North Lawndale and South Chicago.

NCP groups gain voice in school closings 1/28/2013

Spurred in part by the threat of school closings, groups in neighborhoods served by NCP are organizing like never before to influence district decision-making.

U. of C., South Side NCPs do Grand Rounds 10/10/2011

Community Grand Rounds program brought a broader definition of health issues to a broad range of the community

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Quad Communities Development Corporation

4659 S. Cottage Grove Ave., 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 268-QCDC (-7232) phone
(773) 536-7296 fax

Bernita Johnson-Gabriel
Executive Director

Christyn Freemon
NCP Director

Yvette D. Kelly
NCP organizer

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