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How NCP meets community information needs 11/16/2008
Download the presentation made by NCP senior scribe Patrick Barry at the November 17, 2008 meeting of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy.
Looks different? Yep, our web site has changed 11/14/2008
Your eyes are fine. The New Communities Program web site does look different. After four years of operation we've cleaned things up, added new search tools and beefed up the site's multimedia materials. Take a look around.
West Haven updates quality of life plan 9/23/2008
One of the three communities that participated in the pilot New Communities Initiative that preceded NCP, West Haven reconvened its task force in 2006-07 to update its plan.
Conference summary focuses on tools 6/10/2008
The key takeaways from this spring's "Getting It Done" conference, sponsored by LISC/Chicago's New Communities Program, are now documented in a new 50-page publication.
MacArthur-funded film to focus on Little Village 3/21/2008
Little Village will be the focus of a film about NCP produced by Kartemquin Films, which was retained by the MacArthur Foundation to do this work.
New TRP site will "plug people in" 12/12/2007
NCP lead agency The Resurrection Project has launched a revamped website that provides both a newsier front page and a deeper sampling of community resources and events throughout Pilsen and surrounding neighborhoods.
LISC, GADC take part in income diversity forum 11/28/2007
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp. Executive Director Carlos Nelson and LISC/Chicago Program Director Joel Bookman shared their insights about groundbreaking research on neighborhood income diversity from Metro Chicago Information Center at a recent forum on the subject.
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.
Madison retail initiative open for business 11/20/2007
New information about household wealth, building permits and home prices indicates that the time is finally right for development of more retail stores along Madison Street west of the Loop.
Is NCP working? How and why? 11/15/2007
Is the New Communities Program doing any good? In complex urban neighborhoods, researchers seek answers.

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