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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.
Points of light amid foreclosure funk 8/2/2011

Failed mortgages continue to dog Chicago neighborhoods, but new or improved programs show promise  

NCP and the 2010 Census 3/3/2011

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

10 Commandments of a good community tour 2/1/2011
A how-to guide for putting your neighborhood on the map.
Who benefits from neighborhood tours? Everyone. 2/1/2011
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.
Known for Edna's, intersection attracts CVS 12/2/2010
For four decades, the corner of Madison and Kedzie in East Garfield Park bustled thanks to Edna’s Restaurant, which kept palates and stomachs satisfied with a unique brand of southern dining classics, all done from scratch in a "down home" atmosphere.
NCP Foreclosure Response Fund:
Lessons learned, more work ahead
Local leadership developed “best practices” for counseling borrowers and negotiating with lenders through NCP's Foreclosure Response Fund. Now it’s a matter of scaling up … way up.
Inspiration Corp. breaks new ground in East Garfield 8/6/2010
The community will get an affordable new restaurant -- and culinary training for those who need job skills.
Hot town enjoys Hoops, markets, festivals 8/6/2010
Summer in the city has meant no shortage of outdoor activities in NCP neighborhoods.

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