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Campaign urges banks to ease up on foreclosures, find way to let clients keep homes
Rosa Parks Apartments Finished 6/17/2010
 It took a heavy public investment, but 94 families who needed an affordable place to live now have it.
Rehabbing foreclosed properties 5/10/2010
Chicago's piece of the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program is showing results in Garfield Park and Chicago Lawn.
Struggling Neighborhoods: Time To Think Big About Broad-Scale Solutions 4/30/2010
What’s happening to America’s low-income neighborhoods in the face of the Great Recession? What can be done to protect them? Late in April many of the big guns of the nation’s community development movement met in Washington to hear about a brand new institute designed to stimulate thinking and action on full panoplies of services for troubled neighborhoods.
$300K grant to help social enterprise cafe get cooking 4/13/2010
A Chicago organization that operates social enterprise restaurants and food services training centers has nabbed a $300,000 challenge grant to help open a cafe in East Garfield Park.
For Many Latina Teens, Gang Life Adds to Stress 2/22/2010
Young Latinas feel pressures to adapt to the more freewheeling lifestyles of American teenagers. Paired with these struggles is the stigma associated with mental illness in the Latino community.
Wireless Internet planned for 5 city areas 12/23/2009
Humboldt Park added to targeted neighborhoods
Internet in Chicago: Daley hopes to add access in underserved neighborhoods 12/23/2009
'Smart Communities' plan would increase broadband access in five neighborhoods: Humboldt Park, Pilsen, Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn and Englewood
Chicago Bridges Digital Divide 12/23/2009
According to a recent ABC television report Tuesday December 22 saw Chicago Mayor Daley joined by the Federal Communications Commissions chair Julius Genachowski in announcing further steps taken to close the digital divide and improve Internet service in Chicago South Side neighborhoods.
Program launched to bridge digital divide 12/23/2009
A new step is taken to close the digital divide and improve Internet service in South Side neighborhoods. The 'smart communities' program was unveiled on Tuesday at the greater Southwest Development Corporation.

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