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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.
Little Village businesses hang tough in tight economy 5/3/2012
The 26th Street corridor has not been immune to hard times, but residents and businesses are planning for a prosperous future.
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
Raising up teachers in your backyard 11/21/2011

'Grow Your Own' grads can tell students: “I went to this school.  I sat in your seat.”

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  

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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