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Two communities plan “all-in” safety initiatives 4/18/2013
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.
NCP groups gain voice in school closings 1/28/2013
Spurred in part by the threat of school closings, groups in neighborhoods served by NCP are organizing like never before to influence district decision-making.
Points of light amid foreclosure funk 8/2/2011

Failed mortgages continue to dog Chicago neighborhoods, but new or improved programs show promise  

Free tax prep offered in NCP neighborhoods 4/26/2011
Residents of five NCP neighborhoods and four others in Chicago once again had the opportunity to seek free tax preparation help in 2011.
NCP and the 2010 Census 3/3/2011

Most shrank, some steadied, but all NCP neighborhoods can learn much from 2010 Census data  

‘Urban Health’ documents data collection – and action in numerous communities 2/25/2011
Book traces efforts of Sinai, those it inspired to combat health disparities
North Lawndale anti-diabetes effort
follows in Humboldt Park’s footsteps
Sinai Urban Health Institute received a two-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes for Health for Block by Block North Lawndale.
Hot town enjoys Hoops, markets, festivals 8/6/2010
Summer in the city has meant no shortage of outdoor activities in NCP neighborhoods.
North Lawndale Heroes:
Caring People Outreach, Dr. Betty Green
The community heroes saluted by the New Communities Program lead agencies and their partners are the ones doing the heavy lifting, often with little acknowledgement or reward.
Chicagoans take to the Open Streets 7/30/2009
Thousands of bicyclists, inline skaters, runners and strollers hit the boulevards in five West Side NCP neighborhoods Saturday morning and early afternoon when last October’s twin Sunday Parkways events were reprised all at once under a new name: Open Streets.

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