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Presentation of the Margaret Gee Spirit Award

On April 26, 2018 Bay Area LISC presented the Margaret Gee Spirit Award to Angela Louie Howard, the Founder and Executive Director of Lotus Bloom, an Oakland family resource center.

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4.27.2018 -

Addressing the Opportunity Gap: How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affects People and Places

There's no question that the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will have an impact on the resources available to families and communities, and to those working to bridge the opportunity gap. But what will that impact be? At a recent discussion hosted by LISC and the Urban Institute, policy experts and community ...

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4.16.2018 -

A Study of Two Americas—and How to Bring Them Closer

A new study on race and economic mobility in the United States by economists Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren stresses the role that neighborhoods can play in closing the country’s yawning, race-based opportunity gap. In the blog that follows, David Greenberg, LISC’s new director of Research and Evaluation, unpacks the lessons of the ...