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From National LISC:
7.31.2019 -

Intention Created the Racial Wealth Gap. It Will Take Intention to Close It.

In response to a deeply-reported article about black land loss co-published by The New Yorker and ProPublica, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones underscores how this ongoing and insidious form of displacement has widened the country’s racial wealth gap. Just as that gap was wrought through intentional discriminatory policy and practices, says Jones, so it ...

Spotlight on: Charmaine Curtis, Bay Area LAC Member

Bay Area LISC Local Advisory Committee member Charmaine Curtis was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as an Influential Woman Who Leads in Real Estate and Construction. In this interview, Charmaine shares advice for young women of color looking to break into the real estate and construction industries, and shares her vision for development ...

From National LISC:
7.11.2019 -

Walking the Talk of Racial Equity

LISC Phoenix’s Dominic Braham is a 2019 PLACES fellow with the Funder’s Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (alongside LISC NYC's Grace Chung). When the fellowship brought him to Newark, NJ for a site visit, it sparked a realization: Braham saw that he had to think critically about pushing for racial ...