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LISC CEO to Congress: Here’s What Opportunity Zones Need To Succeed

Maurice A. Jones testified before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress this week, urging its members to implement Opportunity Zones in ways that will truly benefit Americans in underinvested communities. The policy can spur billions in private investment in the country’s most distressed census tracts and play a major role in closing the opportunity ...

Train frequency pitched as way to boost Fairmount Line use

Dorchester Representative Evandro Carvalho introduced a bill to pilot rapid transit-level service on Boston's Fairmount commuter rail line. "This is the equity agenda that we always talk about and need to put into practice," said Allentza Michel, LISC Boston's Fairmount Indigo Network coordinator.

Businesses, Residents Grapple with Woes on the Fairmount line

LISC led a public discussion about place-based recommendations to bring economic gains to the 135,000 residents living in the Fairmount Indigo Corridor. As this article details, there's much we can do.