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New crew of techies graduates in Pilsen 6/28/2011
One of several tech trainings available through the Smart Communities program, Civic 2.0 is a set of classes designed to teach residents how to use the computer, get online and get the most from the Internet.
E. Garfield walking club members work it 8/20/2008
A five-month-old walking club called WalkForce has been motoring past the ferns and flowers at the Garfield Park Conservatory.
'Parents as Mentors' featured in slide show 6/6/2008
The Parents-as-Mentors program is run by the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) in Chicago Southwest, in cooperation with local school officials, teachers and community members.
New way to tell stories: audio slideshows  11/27/2007
Nine community development practitioners spent Friday afternoons this fall in a LISC conference room crowded with laptop computers, cables and digital recorders. They were learning how to create audio slideshows from two experts in the new media.
Lawndale renewal continues, step at a time 11/15/2007
The Biblical prophecy, a favorite hereabouts, foretells the revival of Jerusalem, not North Lawndale … though it well describes what’s happening to the greystones along West Douglas Boulevard.
Governor signs housing counseling bill 10/31/2007
Mortgage brokers will be required to send certain Cook County clients to federally approved housing counseling under legislation signed by Gov. Blagojevich on Nov. 2. Two NCP lead agencies that handle housing counseling -- and see foreclosures all around them -- advocated for the bill's passage.
City works to stem rise of foreclosures 10/31/2007
The city will expand its efforts to help Chicagoans who face or want to avoid foreclosure by discussing solutions to the problem, meeting with Wall Street investors and ratings agencies, and sponsoring a series of “borrower outreach” neighborhood meetings that began Oct. 20, Mayor Richard M. Daley recently announced.
Health an early priority for NCP Woodlawn 10/16/2007
Newly formed lead agency NCP Woodlawn has gotten busy quickly, forming several committees to address priority issues. The physical and mental health of Woodlawn residents has been high on that list.
Auburn festival more than just fun 9/13/2007
Spirit and passion were visible all over 79th Street during Auburn Gresham's annual Renaissance Festival.
Woodlawn ministry opens house 6/13/2007
An open house at Sunshine Gospel Ministries in Woodlawn showcased what the ministry has to offer, including the soon-to-be-completed, LISC-funded computer technology center, open to all community residents.

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