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March 6, 2017

Preservation of Affordable Housing Turns $30M to $400M in Woodlawn & Expands Work to More Chicago Communities

February 8, 2017 Nigerian Senator Buruji Kashamu Petitions Supreme Court to Uphold Law Against International Kidnappings by U.S. Agents
January 19, 2017 20K Hours of Code Racked up by Youth from 53 Zip Codes in Response to Chicago's Unprecedented "Code60+" Challenge
January 19, 2017 Chicago Women Take Action's Final Update on Women's March on Chicago (and Rally)
December 22, 2016 Nearly 15K Hours Coded in First 3 Weeks of Chicago's Inaugural Code60+ Challenge
December 12, 2016 9th Ward Expands Individual Artist Program Grants
October 24, 2016

Coordinated reinvestment in Pullman earns 2016 Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning 

October 3, 2016 3L Real Estate Closes on Second Big Chicago Buy
September 16, 2016 Redesign of Woodlawn Now Includes Additional New Housing and Retail
August 31, 2016 Free Geek Squad Academy brings top tech tools/pros to 150 young Chicagoans 
July 27, 2016 Young, Female and Telling Stories That Matter
July 21, 2016 Deputy Mayor Zopp, Ald. Cochran and Woodlawn Community Leaders Break Ground on Woodlawn Retail and Housing Project
July 18, 2016 New Chicago-Based Developer Purchases Three Buildings in UChicago Portfolio 
June 30, 2016 Citywide Collaboration to Provide Summer Learning Opportunities for Youth Wherever They Are, Whatever They Want to Do and Be
June 29, 2016 Dynamic Public and Private Partnership Delivers New Affordable Housing in Lake in the Hills, IL
June 22, 2016 City Council Paves Path to Jobs and Groundbreaking for Whole Foods Distribution Center in Historic Pullman
June 16, 2016 Celebrate Dad's Day and History of Pullman
May 19, 2016 Retail Development, Chipotle and Potbelly Restaurants, and Artist Live Work Space Moves One Step Closer to Pullman
March 16, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Beale and Community Residents Announce Whole Foods Distribution Center Coming to Pullman
March 8, 2016 Alderman Beale Joins Fight to Keep Chicago State University Open
January 27, 2016 $1 Million Grant to Help Unemployed and Underemployed Woodlawn Residents Find Workable Solutions to Financial Problems
December 29, 2015 9th Ward Alderman Calls for Chicago Police Department Reform
September 24, 2015 Back to School Jam Exposed 1,200 to City's Diverse, Playful Learning Opportunities
September 21, 2015 Lafayette Terrace Apartments Has New Look and Owners
August 12, 2015 Architect Selected for Mixed-Use Art Space in Chicago's Historic Pullman Neighborhood
August 6, 2015 U.S. Senate Contender Andrea Zopp Honors the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
July 30, 2015 New Advocate Medical Group Practice Opens in Pullman/Roseland Community
July 1, 2015 Preparing for a New Era at Newberry Park Apartments
June 19, 2015 Preserving Pullman's Historic and Architectural Heritage Earns CNI and NPCA Preservation Excellence Awards
March 25, 2015 Young Author Playlist Provides Pathway to Publication for Local High School Students
February 25, 2015 A Clearer Picture of Chicago's 2015 Election Results
July 30, 2014 Best Buy and Chicago City of Learning Team Up to Close the Teen Technology Gap
April 9, 2014 Chicago City of Learning Launches 1000s of Free Programs for Chicago Youth to Learn and Earn
August 21, 2013 Women Small Business Leaders Gather to talk Obamacare SHOP
August 17, 2013 Hoops Finals Bring Neighborhoods Together
August 15, 2013 First Year of Mayor's Summer of Learning Culminates in Showcase of Student Work
August 5, 2013 DKI and Officials Celebrate Opening of 92 Affordable Senior Apartments
July 18, 2013 Metropolitan Revolution – And the Future of Chicago
February 14, 2013 19th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Honor City's Best in Community Development
November 29, 2012 Teachers win support for innovative, experience-based learning projects from Oppenheimer Family Foundation
October 16, 2012 Philadelphia to host 5th Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference
October 8, 2012 LISC, Mayor Celebrate Reopening of Altegeld Park Field
August 29, 2012

Alderman Munoz, community groups celebrate opening of new Southwest Side soccer field

 

August 18, 2012

Hoops in the Hood Basketball Tourney Demonstrates Successful Communities' Safe Summer Alternatives

 

July 31, 2012

An Innovative Partnership Transforms the Former North Lawndale Public Housing Complex to Vibrant Mixed-Use and Mixed-income Development 

June 21, 2012 Ernst & Young announces winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Midwest Award
Ernst & Young
April 19, 2012 "Exemplary" Women Headline Young Women's Leadership School Event
Young Women's Leadership Charter School
March 1, 2012 Sol Flores, Director of La Casa Norte, Wins Prestigious Leadership Award
LISC Chicago
February 29, 2012 18th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards® Honor City’s Best in
Community Development

LISC Chicago
February 28, 2012 North Lawndale Employment Network Given Special Recognition Award at Annual CNDA
LISC Chicago
February 28, 2012 Mercy Housing Lakefront Named 2012 Recipient of the Polk Bros. Foundation
Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award

LISC Chicago
February 28, 2012 Testa Properties, LLC Receives Prestigious Award for Outstanding For-Profit Neighborhood
Real Estate Project

LISC Chicago
February 28, 2012 Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago Wins Award for Outstanding Non-Profit
Neighborhood Real Estate Project

LISC Chicago
February 28, 2012 Sunny Fischer Named Winner of Daley Friend of the Neighborhoods Award
LISC Chicago
February 28, 2012 Three Innovative Projects Honored by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for
Architectural Excellence in Community Design

LISC Chicago
February 28, 2012 Enlace Chicago Wins Chicago Community Trust Outstanding Community Strategy of the Year Award
LISC Chicago
February 21, 2012 18th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards to be held Feb. 28th
LISC Chicago
February 1, 2012 Addressing America's Ailing Cities: New Book Offers “Legacy Cities” Best Advice
from Nation’s Leading Urbanists.

Center for Community Progress

 

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