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After long decline, community sows rebirth

A working class neighborhood once centered around the world headquarters of Sears, Roebuck and Co., North Lawndale is recovering from a long period of population decline and disinvestment.

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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.

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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Lawndale Christian Development Corporation

3843 W. Ogden Ave. Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 762-8889 phone
(773) 762-8893 fax

Kim Jackson
Executive Director

Tracie Worthy
NCP director

Tameeka Christian
NCP organizer

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