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In the latest issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, LISC’s CEO Maurice A. Jones takes a close look at new research about LISC Chicago’s decade-long New Communities Program (NCP), one of the largest single-city community development efforts in the country, supported with major funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur ...
Brook Ziolkowski really relished the recent Mother’s Day card and pink-and-white necklace she received from her 4-year-old daughter, Marlani. Ziolkowski credited the Logan Square-based Center for Changing Lives (CCL) with changing her life.
Hoops in the Hood is about to have its biggest summer ever. The sports-based community safety initiative by LISC Chicago creates safe spaces for youth to interact and build positive relationships with peers and caring adults while making visible use of public spaces and fostering a sense of community. Over the last 12 years, it ...