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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.
Get the latest buzz on Englewood! 11/29/2007
The November edition of the Bernard Place Bee Line offered the latest buzz on happenings in Englewood.
Health providers “Lunch and Learn” 10/18/2007
About 60 health and social services providers, police officers, residents and others in Chicago Lawn gathered on Oct. 3 at Holy Cross Hospital for the first of a series of “Lunch and Learn” sessions organized by NCP partner agency Healthy Chicago Lawn.
Chicago Lawn teams up to back Cannery 10/16/2007
To learn more about and show support for a proposed 1 1/2 million-square-foot retail complex in Chicago Lawn, about 50 community leaders assembled at the Churchview Senior Complex on Sept. 26.
"Toolkit" tells how to buy city land 9/27/2007
Interested in acquiring city-owned land? A report just out from the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, based on the experiences of LISC/Chicago and two NCP lead agencies, tells how.
Chicago Lawn youth find "Voice" 8/21/2007
The Voice Magazine, launched in 2006 through Healthy Chicago Lawn, has given area youth a chance to express themselves on subjects ranging from the often positive influences of hip-hop, to the need to combat youth violence.
Congress hears the scoop on NCP 7/11/2007
U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Chicago) on June 20 regaled his fellow members of the House of Representatives with the latest about NCP and LISC.
Fandango unveils Pilsen plan update 2/27/2007
The Pilsen Planning Committee unveiled its updated Quality-of-Life Plan on  Feb. 24 to an audience of local residents and city VIPs at Orozco Community Academy … but not before a rousing demonstration of traditional steps by the Mexican Dance Ensemble.
Three communities revisit, update plans 1/24/2007
During the past year the three NCP communities that participated in the pilot New Communities Initiative (NCI) have rounded the three-quarter turn back to the starting line. They have revisited their original, five-year-old plans, analyzing what’s been accomplished, what hasn’t, and what new needs have arisen.
Introducing: West Haven Word on the Street 11/14/2006
The Near West Side Community Development Corp. has added a new section to its website, the "West Haven Word on the Street!" column, to make the site more community-friendly and to increase the efficiency of the West Haven communication network.

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