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Southwest Corridor Collaborative: Onward and Upward Nov 16, 2017

The Southwest Corridor Collaborative, one year later.

Now Hiring: LISC AmeriCorps Sep 11, 2017

This fall, LISC Chicago is proud to provide AmeriCorps members to 10 community development organizations across the city of Chicago.

LISC Chicago and Cubs Charities Release Diamond Project RFP Mar 6, 2017

Cubs diamond

20 Years of Driehaus Architectural Awards Mar 2, 2017

This year marks the 20 th Anniversary of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design.

More $1 City Lots Available Oct 13, 2016

Interested in purchasing city lots for $1? Then the Large Lots program may be for you.

At the Hoops Cross-City Finals, Everyone’s a Winner Aug 26, 2016

For the past 10 summers, community organizations across Chicago have united – through Hoops in the Hood – to empower residents to reclaim their streets and promote peace.

Looking for a Few Good Women and Men Aug 22, 2016

If you have a passion for working in your neighborhood and are eager to connect with similar people across the city, LISC AmeriCorps might be the perfect fit for you.

Opportunity Knocks at the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Aug 9, 2016

Applications for the 2017 Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards are due on September 9, 2016.

POAH Breaks Ground on Trianon Lofts in Woodlawn Jul 22, 2016

The Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is starting construction on Trianon Lofts, a mixed-use development at 803 E. 61 st St. in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

23rd Annual CNDA Applications Now Available Jul 19, 2016

Applications now available for 23rd annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards.

Leadership Conference Unites AmeriCorps Members Apr 21, 2016

Approximately 95 LISC AmeriCorps members from around the country recently gathered at the 20 th annual LISC AmeriCorps National Leadership Conference in Rhode Island.

WINGS Metro Shelter Opens Apr 14, 2016

For the first time in 10 years, a domestic violence center was opened recently in the City of Chicago.

After School Matters Announces First Teen Center in Belmont Cragin Mar 17, 2016

After School Matters ’ (ASM) first neighborhood-based teen center – to be located in the Belmont Cragin community – will open later this year.

Micro Market Recovery Program Helps First-Time Home Buyers Jan 26, 2016

In 2016, the City of Chicago’s Micro Market Recovery Program (MMRP) is continuing to offer purchase assistance for eligible, income-qualified first-time home buyers in the 13 MMRP Neighborhood…

Bronzeville Gets a Fresh Start to Quality Foods Jan 25, 2016

With a Mariano's Fresh Market scheduled to open this summer, Bronzeville, long a food desert, is getting another quality grocey store.

LISC Chicago Seeks Consultant Jan 4, 2016

LISC Chicago seeks to engage a consultant for an initiative we’re part of called Connect Chicago. The consultant will help us better integrate digital skilling with the core services offered at…

Connecting Community Development and Public Health Dec 8, 2015

Once a year, professionals interested in public health and communities come together to share best practices and breakthrough work at the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, hosted by the American Public…

LISC/Accenture Workshop Shows Job Seekers the Ropes Nov 3, 2015

Few ventures are more intimidating than navigating the job market with little experience or for the first time in years. A LISC Chicago/Accenture workshop helps ease the pain.

The Burnham – Latest Development in Woodlawn Transformation Nov 2, 2015

In what’s becoming a regular occurrence, residents, developers and city officials gathered in Woodlawn in late October to celebrate the completion of another real estate project that’s…

LISC Small Business Helps Auntie Ena’s House Continue to Provide Childcare Service on the South Side Oct 26, 2015

LISC Small Business Helps Auntie Ena’s House Continue to Provide Childcare Service on the South Side

Elev8 Honored as “Bright Spot” by White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Oct 6, 2015

LISC Chicago’s Elev8 program has been designated a “bright spot” by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.

LISC Housing - Green Planning Grant and Technical Assistance Program Sep 23, 2015

LISC Green Planning Grant and Technical Assistance Program seeks to support multifamily affordable housing with loans for sustainable development.

Hoops – Cross City Finals Sep 22, 2015

Every year, LISC Chicago's Hoops in the Hood basketball program culminates in a citywide tournament. This year’s major, minor and pee wee division champions were, respectively, North Lawndale,…

Learn more about joining LISC’s Business District Leadership training program Aug 24, 2015

LISC Chicago’s Business District Leadership (BDL) program addresses the professional development and networking needs of nonprofit and public sector leaders who support community commercial…

LISC AmeriCorps Interest Form Aug 20, 2015

Over the last 15 years, LISC Chicago, in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), has supported approximately 250 AmeriCorps members who have completed one- or…

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