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What the Jobs Numbers Don’t Tell Us—and Why It Matters

Official unemployment rates may be low, but they don’t reflect the number of people out of the workforce, underemployed or lacking the skills to get good jobs. “We need to disaggregate these numbers,” LISC CEO Maurice Jones said in a front page article in The Guardian newspaper. By 2025, the US will have 16 ...

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LISC Leader in USA Today on the Value of Manufactured Homes, Like Hers

In an op-ed for USA Today, Suzanne Anarde, vice president of Rural LISC, challenges readers on their assumptions about manufactured housing, like the kind she grew up in. We know manufactured housing is a vital element of disaster recovery. But did you know it's the country’s largest source of unsubsidized affordable housing and ...

Neighbors work together to take back their local park

A community park can be many things. A green, peaceful escape from a concrete jungle. A place for children to play outdoors. A gathering place to enjoy time with family and friends.