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This website provides an overview of the nation's largest demonstration of comprehensive community development, the New Communities Program. It is an archive. Stories about LISC Chicago's current work are at lisc-chicago.org
World Business Chicago is excited about the potential of the Kickstarter website to “catalyze reinvestment, grow small businesses and spur employment growth.”
Neighborhood network eyes ACA push 5/10/2013
LISC Chicago’s Neighborhood Network is gearing up for a tidal wave of change around health care as implementation begins this year on the Affordable Care Act.
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.
In the complex business of urban community development, no vehicle matches the leverage and impact of every dollar invested quite like LISC Chicago.
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.
The 19th annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards honored and highlighted a variety of projects throughout the city.
NCP in the News
The Gate, 11/18/2011
Chicago Tribune, 3/23/2011
WLS-TV (ABC Channel 7), 3/22/2011
This reading list offers a glimpse of the histories and cultures that have shaped the 16 neighborhoods in the New Communities Program, and provides a starter list for readers interested in community development and urban issues in general.