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Communities strategize to fight crime 11/29/2012
Community developers and community organizers often can do more than they realize, say speakers at LISC Chicago Commercial Corridor Brown Bag Luncheon.
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.
Little Village businesses hang tough in tight economy 5/3/2012
The 26th Street corridor has not been immune to hard times, but residents and businesses are planning for a prosperous future.
10 Commandments of a good community tour 2/1/2011
A how-to guide for putting your neighborhood on the map.
Who benefits from neighborhood tours? Everyone. 2/1/2011
Vixen brings Hollywood Blvd. to Division St. 7/23/2010
Vixen Beauty Lounge gives women (and some men) Hollywood glamour in a sleek modern setting.
Gentle Wash cleans up in West Haven 7/23/2010
A $5,000 loan and plenty of hustle has grown mobile car-wash business.
West Humboldt Park grows small businesses 7/9/2010
West Humboldt Park Development Council helps small businesses like Thermal Electric, Inc.
Weatherization = Energy Conservation + Jobs 8/5/2009
Residents of four NCP neighborhoods completed training for entry-level, green-collar jobs earlier this summer under a pilot program launched at the Local Economic Employment Development (LEED) Council.
Community Beat: $5 Haircuts Bad News for Economy 7/9/2009
Check out the latest posts on the Community Beat blog for quick takes on how people build stronger communities.

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