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Treasury official: Chicago “at forefront” of development efforts 7/20/2012
Don Graves, deputy assistant secretary for small business, community development and housing policy, tours two LISC-supported developments and talked with senior scribe John McCarron about the future of community development.
Connecting the dots 1/30/2012
How community planning and organizing gave new life--in the form of green businesses--to the old Cooper Lamps factory in Logan Square.
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.”

"Que Viva!" 9/18/2011

It’s been a long struggle, but construction of Zapata Apartments is underway thanks to the many who refused to give up  

Points of light amid foreclosure funk 8/2/2011

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

Keeping those New Year's resolutions alive 4/14/2011
Nutrition, fitness programs lead to healthier communities
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.
NCP Foreclosure Response Fund:
Lessons learned, more work ahead
11/19/2010
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.
New zip for Zapata 6/14/2010
City redoubles support and 3,123 neighbors sign “Si!”

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