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Crowdfunding for community development? Yes! 5/17/2013
World Business Chicago is excited about the potential of the Kickstarter website to “catalyze reinvestment, grow small businesses and spur employment growth.”
Fired up, ready to go: LISC Chicago’s neighborhood network 4/8/2013
In the complex business of urban community development, no vehicle matches the leverage and impact of every dollar invested quite like LISC 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.
Mid-South Side citizens proactively planning 2/23/2012
Voting is important, but coming out early on a cold Saturday in January to help plan the neighborhood – that’s citizenship
Mayor hails first fruit of foreclosure fight 1/19/2012
Rahm Emanuel tours West Humboldt rehab and explains the city’s Micro-Market approach 
CWF model a national winner 10/13/2011
Program to help families “earn it, keep it, grow it” wins federal grant competition … and a new branch at Kennedy-King College
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
Project maps South Side health, vitality 10/10/2011
Partnership between University of Chicago, South Side NCPs focuses on healthcare and other services.
Growing green healthy neighborhoods 9/29/2011

City and regional land-use experts get behind bottom-up, NCP-style planning for neighborhoods full of wide open spaces

Points of light amid foreclosure funk 8/2/2011

Failed mortgages continue to dog Chicago neighborhoods, but new or improved programs show promise  

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