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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
11/17/2009
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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