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Building the Platform for Community Development

After twelve eventful and creative years of pursuing a comprehensive development program in Chicago, just what do we think we’re doing? Here's an overview of how the New Communities Program was built.

Lessons from the Field: How 21st Century Community Development Can Inform Federal Policy

Thriving neighborhoods are critical to the success of their cities and metropolitan areas, but crafting effective programs to support neighborhoods presents major challenges.

What Do We Value? Chicago Groups Speak Out

When the movers and shakers of Chicago’s community development world gathered recently for an “all NCP” meeting, they zeroed in on the essential elements that make the program work, for their communities – and for themselves.

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