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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.
Growing green healthy neighborhoods 9/29/2011

City and regional land-use experts get behind bottom-up, NCP-style planning for neighborhoods full of wide open spaces

Auburn students green up lagoons, increase the peace 6/28/2011
More than 200 students from four schools spent a blustery Thursday morning in late April on a field trip to Winneconna Park in Auburn Gresham
Programs bring harvest of locally grown food 11/4/2010
During the second five years of its New Communities Program and through other programs like Elev8, LISC/Chicago has redoubled its commitment to efforts that bring healthier, more diverse gastronomic options into NCP neighborhoods.
Green Summit Tour shows off Southeast Chicago's buildings, gardens and more 6/23/2010
Residents of South Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods visited eco-friendly buildings and other environmentally significant sites in their communities during the Green Summit Tour on May 29.
Students green up Winneconna Parkway 5/5/2010
More than 200 students from four schools in and near Auburn Gresham spent the morning of Earth Day picking up garbage and learning about environmental issues in and around Winneconna Parkway and its picturesque lagoons.
South Chicago: A place of steely resolve 7/8/2009
South Chicago is no stranger to hard times, so the economic face-smacking now felt across the city smarts a little less down here. Other neighborhoods could even learn a thing or two from this community about how to cope with loss and nurture hope.
Southeast Chicago goes from steel to green 5/6/2009
Where steel once was king, a green economy is beginning to bloom. The Second Annual Green Summit in South Chicago, scheduled for Saturday, offers area residents a snapshot of currently available green, eco-friendly and healthy initiatives designed to enhance the quality of life.
Auburn students clean Winneconna lagoons 5/4/2009
More than 100 middle and high school students from three South Side schools donned emerald green safety vests on April 23 to perform a thorough spring cleaning along the Winneconna Parkway lagoons in Auburn Gresham.

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