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Micro Market Recovery Program Revitalizes Blocks Across ChicagoMicro Market Recovery Program Revitalizes Blocks Across Chicago

Housing, Humboldt Park—Through the Micro Market Recovery Program, the City of Chicago, LISC and neighborhood organizations are making communities better and stronger.

Catalyzing Change Through Empty Lots on Chicago’s South SideCatalyzing Change Through Empty Lots on Chicago’s South Side

Placemaking, Englewood—Through the Large Lots program, Englewood residents are making their blocks better and stronger.

Evelyn’s Food Love Uses LISC Small Business Loan to Bring Hip New Restaurant to Washington ParkEvelyn’s Food Love Uses LISC Small Business Loan to Bring Hip New Restaurant to Washington Park

Economic Development, Washington Park—Evelyn Shelton wanted to open a restaurant in Washington Park. A LISC Small Business loan helped her do it.

11th Annual Hoops in the Hood Cross-City Tournament11th Annual Hoops in the Hood Cross-City Tournament

Health, Placemaking—On August 19, 2017, LISC Chicago hosted the 11th annual Hoops in the Hood Cross-City Tournament at Grant Park.

From Client to FacilitatorFrom Client to Facilitator

Financial Opportunities, Woodlawn—How one Chicago woman built on her past to prepare job seekers for the digital age.

It's Officially Hoops in the Hood SeasonIt's Officially Hoops in the Hood Season

Placemaking—Hoops in the Hood, LISC Chicago's summer, neighborhood-based basketball program, kicks off its 11th season. This year, 16 community partners are participating.

Bridges to Career Opportunities Graduates Start a New Chapter in LifeBridges to Career Opportunities Graduates Start a New Chapter in Life

Financial Opportunities—Financial Opportunity Center clients find paths to success through the Bridges to Career Opportunities program.

No Small Plans on the Southwest SideNo Small Plans on the Southwest Side

Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood—The release of new Quality-of-Life Plans in Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn and Englewood brings fresh strategies and grassroots momentum to longtime LISC partners.

23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Honor Top Community Projects23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Honor Top Community Projects

Placemaking—More than 1,500 people gather to acknowledge excellence in architecture, community organizing, real estate development and other efforts to strengthen neighborhoods.

A Neighborhood of All StarsA Neighborhood of All Stars

Placemaking, Little Village—Founded by LISC Chicago, Hoops in the Hood gives hundreds of Chicago students an opportunity to play basketball, compete in tournaments and show their team spirit.

Neighborhood Group, CPD Awarded for Making Uptown's Argyle Street Pedestrian FriendlyNeighborhood Group, CPD Awarded for Making Uptown's Argyle Street Pedestrian Friendly

Economic Development, Uptown—The Night Market, a collaboration between Uptown United and the 20 th District of the Chicago Police Department, has brought new life to Uptown's Argyle Street.

Englewood Quality-of-Life Business Competition Announces WinnersEnglewood Quality-of-Life Business Competition Announces Winners

Economic Development, Englewood—Englewood companies vie for recognition - and cash - in the Englewood Quality-of-Life Business Competition.

Large Lots in Englewood – Vision and Hard Work Create New Community AssetsLarge Lots in Englewood – Vision and Hard Work Create New Community Assets

Placemaking, Englewood—This photo essay takes you through the beginning of Sammiria Malcone, Linda Maalik and Delece Williams’ journey to beautify vacant lots in their Englewood neighborhood.

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