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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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Healthcare Partnerships That Help Heal People and Communities

In a blog for the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Healthcare Quarterly, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones makes the case for pioneering partnerships between healthcare organizations and community development, uniting to upend the roots of poor health. LISC’s collaborations with ProMedica and Bon Secours Health System, among other companies, are powerful examples of how ...

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SSIR: Groundbreaking study looks at how neighborhood networks anchor community gains

In this week’s Stanford Social Innovation Review, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones takes a close look at the outcomes from one of the largest single-city community development efforts in the country, the decade-long New Communities Program (NCP) in Chicago. Most notable, Jones writes, is data on community networks and how closely they connect to ...