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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.
'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.
Agencies learn art of the deal 4/25/2008
As the implementation process carries forward across the 16 communities in NCP, lead agencies and their partners are learning the art of the deal.
900 join in the fun at 'Getting It Done' 4/3/2008
They came from 24 Chicago neighborhoods and 56 cities for a whirlwind of workshops, tours, hallway skull sessions and even dancing. It was LISC/Chicago’s first national conference for community development practitioners, and by the looks on people’s faces, it was a heck of a good time.
Tax refunds soon to flow across city 2/1/2008
Low- to moderate-income tax filers in 10 NCP neighborhoods and six other Chicago communities have begun taking advantage of free tax preparation services.
Neighborhoods convene to 'Get it Done' 1/15/2008
Neighborhood leaders and community development practitioners from Chicago and around the country will come together for a two-day work session on March 26 and 27 to share how they improve the places they live and work. Learn more about the conference and register on-line.
Six ways to measure community change 11/15/2007
Researchers from the evaluation group MDRC are pursuing six "lines of inquiry" to determine if and how NCP is working; here are the six questions along with some observations (by LISC, not the researchers) on what’s happening in the neighborhoods.
Tax prep sites bring $21M to nearly 15K 6/19/2007
The 14 tax preparation sites in the City of Chicago that are connected with the Centers for Working Families filed returns on behalf of 14,729 taxpayers in 2007, netting more than $21.1 million total.
Many happy returns for tax filers 3/7/2007
Eight NCP communities are once again among the 14 citywide and 36 in Illinois that are enjoying free tax preparation assistance courtesy of the Center for Economic Progress and NCP lead agencies or their task force partners.

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