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What Do South Shore Neighbors Want For Their Community? A New Quality Of Life Plan Is The Roadmap

The plan has been two years in the making, the result of the community coming together "to collectively envision what this new South Shore is going to look like," artist Dorian Sylvain said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Pop Courts Community Plaza Opens On West Side To Jump-Start Soul City Corridor Businesses

The plaza is a reminder people in Austin "deserve everything everyone else has in all these other communities. There's no reason we can't have this."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Making A Difference In Your Community? Apply For LISC’s Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Firebird Community Arts in Garfield Park was among the groups that received a special grant from LISC after the previous awards were canceled because of the pandemic.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Verizon, LISC Offering $10,000 Grants To Help Small Businesses Survive Coronavirus Shutdown

Entrepreneurs of color and woman are encouraged to apply. The first round of applications are due before midnight on Saturday, April 4.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

As Gentrification Moves West, Hermosa And Logan Square Leaders Launch Plan To Fight Displacement

Ideas include establishing a "welcoming corridor" along Armitage west of Pulaski for immigrants.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

What Is The Next Chapter For North Lawndale? New Quality Of Life Plan To Be Unveiled Thursday

The new plan aims to improve transportation, address health inequalities and improve access to recreational programming.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale