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LISC and the Kinder Institute Release Report On Housing & Resiliency In Houston

Today, Houston LISC and the Kinder Institute for Urban Research released a report highlighting key learnings and strategies from the “Building a More Resilient Housing System” event held on March 27th, 2018. The event explored how Houston is addressing the recovery from Hurricane Harvey, how other cities and regions have responded to acute disasters, and ...

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LISC/ESPN Announce New ‘Home Court’ Grants in Six Cities

The LISC/ESPN Home Court program today announced $150,000 in new grants to help organizations build or renovate quality basketball courts that contribute to the well-being of their surrounding communities. Grants will support efforts in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, Milwaukee and Philadelphia.

Wells Fargo and LISC Join Forces to Fuel Economic Opportunities in Houston's Underbanked and Low-Income Communities

Wells Fargo is providing $2.5 million to help expand the Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s (LISC) Financial Opportunity Centers (FOCs) to help underemployed workers in 15 metro areas over the next three years. The grant is expected to help provide employment and training services to more than 26,000 people, with a particular focus ...