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Rainy days were giving Lillie Gibson something even worse than the blues. A resident of the same east side Detroit home since 1969, Gibson began equating soggy days outdoors with soggy days indoors, after her roof began to deteriorate.
Our 2017 Annual Report is here! We zeroed in on the year’s essential investments that propelled remarkable progress in connecting Americans with opportunity. Read on to learn how LISC has fostered the wellbeing of our neighbors and nurtured growth and cohesion in communities across the country.
Like many urban waterfronts, the bank of the Detroit River east of downtown has long needed attention. As a historically industrial area, much of it now designated as brownfields, the neighborhood nevertheless commands dramatic views of the Milliken State Park and the riverfront: the kind of place that is ripe for development and community enjoyment.