Category Archives: Chicago

Revitalizing the Greater Chatham Housing Market

By Maude Toussaint-Comeau and Robin Newberger Greater Chatham is a 15-square-mile area in the city of Chicago that includes the neighborhoods of Avalon Park, Auburn Gresham, Greater Grand Crossing and Chatham.  For decades, the area has been an African-American middle-class … Continue reading

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Two Examples of Mental Health Clinics in Chicago that Serve LMI Communities

by Marva Williams Community Development departments in the Federal Reserve System work to understand and address barriers to economic mobility, and engage banks, government, and nonprofit intermediaries to channel financial and other resources to places in need of physical, economic, and … Continue reading

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Making Chicago Greener

By Emily Engel and Mark O’Dell In honor of Earth Day last week, and in light of the emphasis that CDPS places on workforce development, this blog will profile two programs helping the formerly incarcerated enter or re-enter the workforce … Continue reading

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