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New pillars support Woodlawn renewal 3/29/2013
Woodlawn is rising again … though the challenges, like gravity, seem never to go away. Its comeback slowed by the Great Recession, its people saddened by the death of a beloved leader, the storied South Side neighborhood is rallying.
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.
Altgeld Park, Little Village gain green fields 11/1/2012
Funders, neighborhood partners work to turn grass and dirt playlots into football, soccer field.
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.
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

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