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A theme is emerging among Chicago neighborhoods who took part in creating Quality-of-Life Plans (QLPs) this year: People have the power and they are ready to wield it. Three new plans, which encompass areas of opportunity ranging from housing and jobs, to arts and culture, image re-brands, increased civic engagement and public safety, are set ...
Meaningful and purposeful investments in Chicago’s neighborhoods at the community-level are crucial for residents to grow and thrive — that’s why for the last 25 years we have sought to recognize those committed to the health of our city’s neighborhoods with the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards.
More than 400 kids from 20 neighborhoods are taking over downtown Chicago’s streets on Thursday, August 23, 2018 — to play each other in basketball. The citywide block party caps off the biggest season yet of “Hoops in the Hood,” a sports-based community safety initiative by LISC Chicago that creates safe spaces for youth to ...