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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.
Altgeld Park, Little Village gain green fields 11/1/2012
Funders, neighborhood partners work to turn grass and dirt playlots into football, soccer field.
For an instant, city streets become neighborhood playgrounds 10/12/2012
PlayStreets periodically closes off streets in Pilsen, Little Village, Brighton Park, Woodlawn, Chicago Lawn and South Chicago to provide safe, supervised space with organized sports, fitness and dancing programs. The aim is to reduce childhood obesity.
From learn-and-earn to slam-and-jam 8/12/2011
Summer program keeps Near North youths busy, happy, willing and able to cross old boundaries
Hoops in the Hood: More than a game 9/2/2010
The fourth annual Cross-City Tournament emphasized teamwork, sportsmanship and safe streets.
Hoops takes to the streets in North Lawndale 8/20/2010
LCDC brings B-Ball program out of the gym and into a more public, overt role in slam-dunking crime and gang activity.
Hot town enjoys Hoops, markets, festivals 8/6/2010
Summer in the city has meant no shortage of outdoor activities in NCP neighborhoods.
Auburn-Gresham continues Renaissance; Quad Communities keeps on Groovin' 9/24/2009
On Sept. 12, the fourth annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival kicked off with Miami Heat sensation Dwayne Wade leading hundreds of youth in a silent march against violence. Meanwhile, in Quad Communities, several hundred people came out for the Groovin’ & Gospel on the Grove Festival, held Sept. 12-13.
11 'Hoods square off in ‘Hoops’ finals 8/19/2009
The summer-long Hoops in the Hood program, which culminated with the citywide championship on Aug. 22, is about far more than scores and highlights.
Chicagoans take to the Open Streets 7/30/2009
Thousands of bicyclists, inline skaters, runners and strollers hit the boulevards in five West Side NCP neighborhoods Saturday morning and early afternoon when last October’s twin Sunday Parkways events were reprised all at once under a new name: Open Streets.

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