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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 20th 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.

Lending a HandLending a Hand

Economic Development, Housing, Lending—It’s clearer than ever how loans from LISC play a critical role in redeveloping communities across the city.

Streets Cleaned, Vets Honored in Day of ServiceStreets Cleaned, Vets Honored in Day of Service

Economic Development, Auburn Gresham—On Veterans Day, volunteers rolled up their sleeves to clean vacant lots in Auburn Gresham.

‘Meeting Halfway’ Builds Partnerships between Community Organizations and Banks‘Meeting Halfway’ Builds Partnerships between Community Organizations and Banks

Financial Opportunities—Through Meeting Halfway, community organizations and banks are working together to bring mainstream financial services to people who desperately need them.

This IS EnglewoodThis IS Englewood

Economic Development, Financial Opportunities, Englewood—New Whole Foods grocery a welcome tipping point for Englewood.

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