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Neighborhood network eyes ACA push 5/10/2013
LISC Chicago’s Neighborhood Network is gearing up for a tidal wave of change around health care as implementation begins this year on the Affordable Care Act.
Two communities plan “all-in” safety initiatives 4/18/2013
LISC Chicago and its neighborhood partners will launch an all-at-once approach to reducing violent crime, hoping to turn the tide in North Lawndale and South Chicago.
NCP groups gain voice in school closings 1/28/2013
Spurred in part by the threat of school closings, groups in neighborhoods served by NCP are organizing like never before to influence district decision-making.
Closing a condo-Cabrini chasm 11/29/2011
Near North condo owners and CHA tenants get real about building a viable mixed-income community
"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  

Bridge-building on Division Street 7/19/2011
With the grim Cabrini-Green high-rises gone, many think it’s high time to bridge the old divides and create a diverse-but-unified community on the Near North Side.
South Chicago rallies with Neil Bosanko 5/10/2011

At a time when many might withdraw, this South Chicago hero urges his community to keep up the fight  

‘Urban Health’ documents data collection – and action in numerous communities 2/25/2011
Book traces efforts of Sinai, those it inspired to combat health disparities
North Lawndale anti-diabetes effort
follows in Humboldt Park’s footsteps
Sinai Urban Health Institute received a two-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes for Health for Block by Block North Lawndale.
New zip for Zapata 6/14/2010
City redoubles support and 3,123 neighbors sign “Si!”

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