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Health, Community Development Go Hand-in-HandHealth, Community Development Go Hand-in-Hand

Health—Neighborhood groups are expanding their conception of community development to include an emphasis on health. LISC is helping to facilitate this shift.

Affordable Divvy For Everyone Enters Second YearAffordable Divvy For Everyone Enters Second Year

Financial Opportunities, Placemaking—Subsidized bike share program continues through five Financial Opportunity Centers.

Business District Leadership Program Begins Second Class with 20 New Neighborhood ParticipantsBusiness District Leadership Program Begins Second Class with 20 New Neighborhood Participants

Economic Development—After a successful first year, the Business District Leadership program will support a second group of nonprofit and public sector leaders working within neighborhood business districts.

CNDA Forum: Strategies That Work, Policies That Don’tCNDA Forum: Strategies That Work, Policies That Don’t

Placemaking—The Forum at the 22nd annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards ceremony addressed different perspectives about how to develop underserved neighborhoods.

Big Scale of CNDA Winners Says Much about Local Development CapacityBig Scale of CNDA Winners Says Much about Local Development Capacity

Placemaking—An unusual group of large-scale projects filled the winner’s circle at this year’s CNDA ceremony, new evidence of what’s possible when resources link up with local ideas and energy.

How to Make Neighborhoods Better and Stronger? Attend CNDA and Find OutHow to Make Neighborhoods Better and Stronger? Attend CNDA and Find Out

Placemaking—The 22nd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards ceremony is Thursday, February 18, at the Chicago Hilton.

Chicago Plans 2015 Ends…Chicago Plans 2016 BeginsChicago Plans 2015 Ends…Chicago Plans 2016 Begins

New Communities Network, Albany Park, North Lawndale—The Chicago Plans 2016 application deadline for communities seeking to learn the ropes of community planning is Monday, February 29, 2016.

AmeriCorps MLK Day of ServiceAmeriCorps MLK Day of Service

Financial Opportunities, Pullman—Braving frigid temperatures, eight LISC AmeriCorps volunteers spent Martin Luther King, Jr. Day teaching digital literacy at the Kroc Center in West Pullman.

New Grant for Financial Opportunity CentersNew Grant for Financial Opportunity Centers

Financial Opportunities—Seven Chicago FOCs receive Social Innovation Fund grants to implement new programs.

A New Stage for Belmont Cragin…and, Quality-of-Life Planning in Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn and EnglewoodA New Stage for Belmont Cragin…and, Quality-of-Life Planning in Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn and Englewood

Placemaking, Belmont Cragin—The high-energy planning meeting in the Northwest Side neighborhood gathered final details from residents and gave other local LISC partners new ideas for their own quality-of-life planning process.

Civic Tech Done Right – Community Driven, Community Responsive, Community FriendlyCivic Tech Done Right – Community Driven, Community Responsive, Community Friendly

Civic Tech—How community developers and software creators work together to make neighborhoods better and stronger.

Dream of Fields? LISC Helps It Come True at Kelly ParkDream of Fields? LISC Helps It Come True at Kelly Park

Placemaking, Brighton Park—Brighton Park residents celebrate new football field at Kelly Park.

Launched: Chicago Plans WorkshopsLaunched: Chicago Plans Workshops

Placemaking—Chicago Plans provides participants with the theory and skills necessary to convene community-planning processes rooted in inclusivity and meaningful engagement.

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