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Chicago Tonight: Student Teachers 'STEP-UP' to Chicago

20 July 2015 - WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" profiles Illinois State University's program of embedding… Continue

    Former Oak Park Auto Showroom Gets a Winning Renovation

    6 February 2015 - Blair Kamin, Chicago Tribune In 1927, Albert Kahn designed a sober but handsome… Continue

      University of Chicago Inaugurates Leadership Academy

      23 January 2015 - Sandra Guy, Chicago Sun-Times The University of Chicago announced Thursday the… Continue

        Chicago Community Partners Save Their SBHCs

        5 December 2014 - Serina Reckling, School-Based Health Alliance Blog We at the School-Based Health… Continue

          3 of Chicago's Best, Most Worthy – and Unrealized – Plans

          4 November 2014 - Melissa Harris, Chicago Tribune Susana Vasquez suggests three ideas from plans… Continue

            Chicago Tonight: Building Community Through Sport

            8 August 2014 - WTTW's Chicago Tonight focuses on the anti-crime programs of Enlace Chicago in the… Continue

              Teens Paid to Remove Graffiti, Paint Murals in Little Village

              25 July 2014 - WLS-TV Channel 7 reports on an anti-violence program in Little Village. See the… Continue

                Chicago Tonight: How LISC Twin Accounts Build Credit

                10 April 2014 - WTTW Chicago Tonight's Brandis Friedman reports on LISC's Centers for Working… Continue

                  As Obamacare Deadline Nears, Crush Is On to Sign Up Young Consumers

                  28 March 2014 - Peter Frost, Chicago Tribune Bright orange ads plaster CTA trains and buses. An… Continue

                    Health Navigators' Work Won't End With Obamacare Deadline

                    21 March 2014 - Monifa Thomas, Chicago Sun-Times There’s plenty of attention focused on March… Continue

                      How Credit-Card Debt Can Help the Poor

                      11 February 2014 - Shaila Dewan, The New York Times Last October, Jeffrey Shavers, a hotel… Continue

                        To Rebuild in This New World, Start with Neighborhoods

                        30 December 2013 - Crain's Chicago Business This guest op-ed from LISC Chicago Executive Director… Continue

                          Sprinting to Beat Key Deadline

                          20 December 2013 - Peter Frost, Chicago Tribune For two hours on a frigid December evening,… Continue

                            Crain's Letter: Half Right on Neighborhood Development

                            25 November 2013 - Crain's Chicago Business This letter from LISC Chicago Executive Director Susana… Continue

                              Can This Chicago Community Be Saved? Hope Rises in Englewood.

                              22 September 2013 - Mark Guarino, Christian Science Monitor In Englewood, a troubled neighborhood… Continue

                                Chicago Taps Kickstarter for Community Development Projects

                                9 April 2013 - Wailin Wong, Chicago Tribune The city of Chicago is turning to crowd funding website… Continue

                                  Rahm Emanuel, Garry F. McCarthy and Evelyn Diaz: How We Are Making Chicago Safer

                                  4 April 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times Op-Ed by Rahm Emanuel, Garry F. McCarthy and Evelyn Diaz Chicago's… Continue

                                    Crain's Profiles LISC Chicago Board Chair Lori Healey

                                    7 February 2013 - Shia Kapos, Crain's Chicago Business Excerpt: As Lori Healey has been digging in… Continue

                                      Chicago Tribune Profiles Susana Vasquez as a 'Remarkable Woman'

                                      20 January 2013 Susana Vasquez, center, at the groundbreaking for the Zapata Apartments in Logan… Continue

                                        Elev8 Chicago wins Department of Education award

                                        16 October 2012 Elev8 Chicago Wins Department of Education Award Elev8 picked as a model… Continue

                                          The Value of Good Credit

                                          1 November 2012 - Megan Cottrell, The Chicago Reporter Dolores Mederos, a former accountant in… Continue

                                            LISC Honored During 'Bike to Work' Rally

                                            There are plenty of good reasons to ride bicycles these days, whether to work or anyplace else.… Continue

                                              NCP Provides Road Map for Milwaukee Initiative

                                              In making a $50 million commitment to help poor Milwaukee neighborhoods, philanthropist Joseph… Continue

                                                Building Credit in Low-Income Communities

                                                13 June 2011 - Curtis Black, Chicago Newstips A few years ago, Ricki Lowitz noticed a problem with… Continue

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