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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.
A safe place to play 2/19/2013
Health and fitness are significant issues in neighborhoods throughout the city, rich and poor alike. In Pilsen, Little Village, Brighton Park, Woodlawn, Chicago Lawn and South Chicago, neighborhood organizations, with LISC Chicago and NCP, will soon embark on another season of PlayStreets, in which streets are temporarily closed to traffic to allow residents to participate in organized fitness activities.
For an instant, city streets become neighborhood playgrounds 10/12/2012
PlayStreets periodically closes off streets in Pilsen, Little Village, Brighton Park, Woodlawn, Chicago Lawn and South Chicago to provide safe, supervised space with organized sports, fitness and dancing programs. The aim is to reduce childhood obesity.
Sacred spaces as 'keepers of the culture' 9/14/2012
Partnership in South Chicago, Logan Square is ‘marrying’ artists and arts organizations with unused and underused religious spaces
LISC network delivers for Healthy Chicago 6/15/2012
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is tapping directly into LISC’s network of neighborhood groups for ideas on how to advance his administration’s ambitious Healthy Chicago agenda.
Points of light amid foreclosure funk 8/2/2011

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

Keeping those New Year's resolutions alive 4/14/2011
Nutrition, fitness programs lead to healthier communities
NCP and the 2010 Census 3/3/2011

Most shrank, some steadied, but all NCP neighborhoods can learn much from 2010 Census data  

Green Summit Tour shows off Southeast Chicago's buildings, gardens and more 6/23/2010
Residents of South Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods visited eco-friendly buildings and other environmentally significant sites in their communities during the Green Summit Tour on May 29.
Senior health fair offers screenings and more 6/4/2010
It was almost like Lollapalooza for the elderly. About 400 seniors availed themselves of free health screenings and information while enjoying lunch, bingo, a raffle, and several live music acts during the 14th annual Cinco de Mayo Senior Health and Resource Fair in South Chicago.

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