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NCP groups gain voice in school closings 1/28/2013
Spurred in part by the threat of school closings, groups in neighborhoods served by NCP are organizing like never before to influence district decision-making.
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.
Elev8 students go to Washington 6/28/2011
A delegation of 16 middle-school students from Elev8 Chicago participated in the “Voices in Action: National Youth Summit,” held at Howard University in Washington, D.C., earlier this year.
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.
NCP and the 2010 Census 3/3/2011

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

Free meals on menu, from pantries to schools 1/11/2011
LISC/Chicago and NCP fund a variety of efforts to provide for those in need.
Lower-income filers receive free tax prep 3/26/2010
Thousands of families with incomes under $50,000 and individuals under $25,000 have availed themselves of free tax preparation and other financial services since Jan. 23 at sites in seven NCP neighborhoods, four of them co-located with LISC/Chicago Centers for Working Families.
'Shops & Lofts' moves forward -- with rentals 2/3/2010
Mixed-income development at 47th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue in Bronzeville will feature 140 apartments, about 48,000 square feet of retail.
Quad Communities Heroes:
Shirley Newsome, Toni Preckwinkle
The community heroes saluted by the New Communities Program lead agencies and their partners are the ones doing the heavy lifting, often with little acknowledgement or reward.

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