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Connecticut LISC Has New Executive Director

A community investment group that has driven more than $420 million into Connecticut communities, has named a new executive director to lead its expanding economic development agenda and drive new capital into housing, businesses and jobs across the state. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced today that James P. Horan will lead LISC’s ...

8.01.2017 -

Restoring Asylum Hill’s Gateways

Ken Johnson, executive director of Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (NINA), knows that first impressions matter, both to potential homeowners and to NINA’s corporate partners who want to recruit and retain employees.

7.01.2017 -

Building on Success: Hartford’s Stonington Acres

Emily Wolfe, deputy director of Sheldon Oak Central, recalls that Stonington Acres was originally created for families displaced when Front Street was razed to build Constitution Plaza. In 1993, it became Sheldon Oak’s first collaboration with the neighborhood organization Coalition to Strengthen the Sheldon/Charter Oak Neighborhood (CSS/CON), helping to rehabilitate the then ...