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Partners Celebrate Ribbon Cutting of Refurbished Sports Field Made Possible By NFL Grassroots & SPARK Programs

YES Prep Public Schools will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on its renovated youth sports field on Tuesday, November 13th at 5 p.m. at 6565 De Moss Drive. The sports field will accommodate practices, games and campus activities for YES Prep students as well as the broader Gulfton community.

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LISC CEO & Rep. Fred Upton on the Potent Promise of Opportunity Zones

Maurice A. Jones and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) co-authored a blog for The Hill, making a strong case for how Opportunity Zones can attract unprecedented capital to underinvested places—if the necessary oversight and guiderails are in place. Under the right circumstances, OZs could channel some $6 trillion into American communities, leveraging local talent, assets ...

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The NYT On LISC’s Bridges to Career Opportunities Program: A Fix That Works

An in-depth article in the New York Times reports on LISC’s Bridges to Career Opportunities program and how it helps low-wage earners make the jump to satisfying, living-wage jobs in careers with room for growth. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tina Rosenberg visited a flourishing program in Newark and lauds our innovative, multi-service approach in her ...