LVCDC is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of residents of the Little Village community in Southwest Chicago by fostering a physically safe and healthy environment in which to live and by championing opportunities for educational advancement and economic development. LVCDC programs and services are focused in 4 key areas:
1.Promoting access to education by making our schools the heart of our community and opening doors to higher education to strengthen and empower the next generation.
2.Securing our community as a safe haven from violence through prevention programs and intervention tactics.
3.Creating a dynamic economic environment that promotes business development while retaining affordable housing for our residents.
4.Developing programs and partnerships that respond to the community’s unique needs and showcase our rich heritage.