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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.

Business District Leadership Program Graduates New CohortBusiness District Leadership Program Graduates New Cohort

Economic Development—A new Business District Leadership class hits the streets.

Reclaiming Southwest ChicagoReclaiming Southwest Chicago

Housing, Chicago Lawn—Chicago Lawn, ravaged by foreclosures during the economic downturn, is now seeing the benefits of a shrewd strategy to return abandoned homes to productive use.

Halfway Point for Englewood Quality-of-Life Planning - Ready to ActHalfway Point for Englewood Quality-of-Life Planning - Ready to Act

Englewood—In Englewood, quality-of-life planning is a community affair.

Ten Years of Hoops in the Hood: An Oral HistoryTen Years of Hoops in the Hood: An Oral History

Health, Placemaking—Hoops in the Hood - Participants sound off about the impact of a decade of neighborhood basketball and organizing.

Financial Opportunity Centers: Connecting People to the Local EconomyFinancial Opportunity Centers: Connecting People to the Local Economy

Financial Opportunities—For the last decade, LISC’s network of Financial Opportunity Centers have helped residents of underserved neighborhoods establish good credit, find jobs, and increase their incomes.

Leading Locally: Chicago Plans Graduates 20th Neighborhood TeamLeading Locally: Chicago Plans Graduates 20th Neighborhood Team

Placemaking, Woodlawn—Over the course’s two series, Chicago Plans has now graduated 60 total participants from 20 different communities.

From Planning to Action on the Northwest SideFrom Planning to Action on the Northwest Side

Placemaking, Belmont Cragin—Belmont Cragin celebrates the completion of its quality-of-life plan, which is already having an impact in the community, and planning continues in Auburn Gresham, Englewood and Chicago Lawn.

Chicago Plans 2016Chicago Plans 2016

Placemaking—A new group of community organization members is learning the ropes of planning through the Chicago Plans workshops.

Batter Up! Better Fields = Better BallBatter Up! Better Fields = Better Ball

Placemaking, Back of the Yards—The Cubs Charities Diamond Project is improving community baseball fields throughout the city. And making plenty of kids happy.

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