This website is an archive about LISC Chicago's Neighborhood Sports program, covering work from 2009 to 2011. Learn more about our current work at lisc-chicago.org

News—This website is an archive about LISC Chicago's Neighborhood Sports program, covering work from 2009 to 2011.

Learn more about our current work at lisc-chicago.org

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New Hoops in the Hood video

New Hoops in the Hood video

News—Tu Multimedia's latest video about Hoops in the Hood Continue…

Gately Stadium Reopens

Historic Gately Stadium Reopens
After Sweeping Renovation

News—Football players from eight public schools and South Side park districts that share decades-old Gately Stadium in Roseland gathered on Oct. 14 to celebrate a renovation that includes a new synthetic turf field, scoreboard, lighting and seating. Continue…

From Learn and Earn to Slam and Jam

From Learn and Earn to Slam and Jam

News—Summer program keeps Near North youths busy, happy, willing and able to cross old boundaries Continue…

Hoops in the Hood: <br/>Profile of Volunteer Coach Darren Tillis

Hoops in the Hood:
Profile of Volunteer Coach Darren Tillis

News—Community volunteers are an integral part of all successful neighborhood efforts – including Hoops in the Hood, a partnership of LISC/Chicago and organizations in 11 neighborhoods to offer summer sports programs. In North Lawndale, one of those volunteers is State Farm insurance agent Darren Tillis. Continue…

Find videos and photo slideshows here

Find videos and photo slideshows here

News—We've assembled all the photo slideshows and videos in this category so you can find them easily. There's basketball, volleyball, rowing, double dutch, archery, swimming and plenty more from all four of the Spring Into Sports high school venues. Continue…

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Neighborhood Sports Chicago

About us—Neighborhood Sports Chicago (NSC) is a consortium of community-based organizations that offer athletic programs for children and young adults in underserved neighborhoods in Chicago. NSC programs combine sports, leadership development, art and health awareness all while promoting civic engagement and community building. NSC member organizations have a demonstrated track record of successful program implementation and coordination among residents and community groups. Continue…

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Create a thriving youth-sports and active-lifestyles culture that has a positive impact on Chicago communities.

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