Housing, Humboldt Park, Logan Square—After seven years and many challenges, partners Bickerdike and Logan Square Neighborhood Assn. celebrate 61 new apartments along Armitage Avenue.
Civic Tech, Englewood, Humboldt Park, Pilsen—A new curriculum is helping residents in several neighborhoods learn the ropes of writing, editing and posting stories on web portals that were designed through LISC Chicago's Smart Communities… Continue
Housing, Back of the Yards, Chicago Lawn—Chicago Lawn, hit hard by the foreclosure crisis, is showing clear signs of recovery, thanks to the work of neighborhood organizations, private developers, public investment, and residents whose… Continue
Little Village—Every ward in Chicago gets “menu money” for local improvements, but traditionally the only person able to choose off that menu has been the local alderman. But now that process, in the… Continue
Health, Income and Credit-Building, General news—Neighborhood “navigators” are out in force this week as many Americans face a March 31 deadline for enrollment in new health insurance programs under the Affordable Care Act.
Business, Housing, Placemaking—The Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards celebrate excellent architecture, real estate development, and personal achievement. Here are the 2014 winners.
Education, Health, Auburn Gresham—At Perspectives-Calumet Middle Academy in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, the health center, which was built through a partnership with Elev8 Chicago, is thriving. Since May 2008, the health center… Continue
Business, Housing, Placemaking—Energy and inspiration flow from annual awards ceremony that draws from across Chicago’s community development world.
Business, Civic Tech, Income and Credit-Building—More than $1.1 million invested by LISC for expanded trainings and digital resources, helping neighborhoods connect to portals, EveryBlock, open data and more.
North Lawndale—New Fair Housing Exhibit Center celebrates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s historic 1966 sojourn in Chicago … and a neighborhood’s revival
Health—Chicagoans enrolling for medical insurance through the Affordable Care Act have benefitted from the services of LISC Chicago's Healthy Communities Campaign, which is working with 21 neighborhood… Continue
General news—What’s the impact of programs to improve safety, housing or education? Five neighborhood partnerships are using data and tightly structured programs to find out.
Health—Trained and certified outreach and enrollment specialists, called navigators, have been spreading the word in 24 neighborhoods as part of LISC's Healthy Communities Campaign.