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Fired up, ready to go: LISC Chicago’s neighborhood network 4/8/2013
In the complex business of urban community development, no vehicle matches the leverage and impact of every dollar invested quite like LISC Chicago.
LISC network delivers for Healthy Chicago 6/15/2012
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is tapping directly into LISC’s network of neighborhood groups for ideas on how to advance his administration’s ambitious Healthy Chicago agenda.
Pilsen dances to its plan 5/31/2012
NCP quality-of-life plan has accomplished a remarkable amount given economic headwinds of the past five years
Mid-South Side citizens proactively planning 2/23/2012
Voting is important, but coming out early on a cold Saturday in January to help plan the neighborhood – that’s citizenship
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

"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  

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  

East meets West in Humboldt Park 9/16/2010
To the north and east is what most folks think of as the Humboldt Park – the epicenter of Puerto Rican Chicago centered on the park itself. To the south and west is predominantly African-American West Humboldt, though tellingly, a lot of folks here say they live in East Garfield Park.
'A new era for Washington Park' 1/21/2009
Snow couldn’t dampen high spirits at St. Edmund’s Church in Washington Park as the New Communities Program held its final planning workshop and participants met to put the finishing touches on their new Quality-of-Life Plan.
In-depth profiles of New Communities 12/22/2008
LISC/Chicago scribe John McCarron has profiled most of the 14 neighborhoods that participate in the New Communities Program in his regular page 2 column in Re:New newsletter during the past five years.

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