Most recent news and articles
665 articles (Last updated May 17, 2013)
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.
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.
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.