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Detroit LISC AmeriCorps

Detroit LISC combines corporate, government, and philanthropic resources to help community-based organizations revitalize underserved neighborhoods. This strategy extends to our LISC AmeriCorps program where we support and place AmeriCorps members with local nonprofit partners. Since the start of the Detroit LISC AmeriCorps program in 2009, members have assisted in efforts to revitalize neighborhoods across Detroit.

99 AmeriCorps members placed in the community to support key initiatives since 2009

Interested in serving your community? Apply today! 

The following host sites are accepting applications for the 2018-19 term

EcoWorks - Community Engagement Associate - Term 10/1/18 - 7/31/19, 1700 hours

Jefferson East, Inc. - Financial Couseling Services - Term 10/1/18 - 7/31/19, 1700 hours

Southwest Detroit Business Association - Housing Development Specialist - Term 10/1/18 - 7/31/19, 1700 hours

The 2018-2019 host site application is now available!

For more information, please contact Stephanie Inson at or (313) 265-2826.


LISC invests $3 million to address neighborhood issues in Detroit, nationwide

Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) is making a national push to lift 13 urban communities through an AmeriCorps program hoped to develop and deploy neighborhood change agents.

A $3 million investment has been devoted to dispatching 165 AmeriCorps members, including 14 in Detroit.

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