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Fired up, ready to go: LISC Chicago’s neighborhood network 4/8/2013
In the complex business of urban community development, no vehicle matches the leverage and impact of every dollar invested quite like LISC 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.
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.
Pilsen dances to its plan 5/31/2012
NCP quality-of-life plan has accomplished a remarkable amount given economic headwinds of the past five years
Health academy fast-tracks professional training 4/12/2012
NCP partner agency Instituto del Progreso Latino in first year of running $22 million project that eventually will serve 600 students grades 9 through 12
La Casa will be ‘mi casa’ for college students 2/10/2012
Six-story, 27,000-square-foot community-based dormitory aims to attract scholars from Near Southwest Side and beyond
New crew of techies graduates in Pilsen 6/28/2011
One of several tech trainings available through the Smart Communities program, Civic 2.0 is a set of classes designed to teach residents how to use the computer, get online and get the most from the Internet.
Orozco students explore heart of the matter 6/28/2011
Alivio Medical Center’s Health Careers Enrichment Program, one of Orozco’s Elev8 afterschool offerings, encourages bilingual students to pursue health careers with a hands-on approach.
Free tax prep offered in NCP neighborhoods 4/26/2011
Residents of five NCP neighborhoods and four others in Chicago once again had the opportunity to seek free tax preparation help in 2011.

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