This website provides an overview of the nation's largest demonstration of comprehensive community development, the New Communities Program. It is an archive. Stories about LISC Chicago's current work are at lisc-chicago.org
World Business Chicago is excited about the potential of the Kickstarter website to “catalyze reinvestment, grow small businesses and spur employment growth.”
Neighborhood network eyes ACA push 5/10/2013
LISC Chicago’s Neighborhood Network is gearing up for a tidal wave of change around health care as implementation begins this year on the Affordable Care Act.
LISC Chicago and its neighborhood partners will launch an all-at-once approach to reducing violent crime, hoping to turn the tide in North Lawndale and South Chicago.
In the complex business of urban community development, no vehicle matches the leverage and impact of every dollar invested quite like LISC Chicago.
- New pillars support Woodlawn renewal 3/29/2013
- CNDA 2013: Engaged, healthy and strong 3/7/2013
- A safe place to play 2/19/2013
- NCP groups gain voice in school closings 1/28/2013
- Purchase pool drives quantity discounts 1/16/2013
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Who we are
The New Communities Program is an ambitious program to support comprehensive community development in 16 Chicago neighborhoods.