LISC National

Convener. Investor. Thought Leader.

Greater Kansas City LISC partners with residents and stakeholders to coordinate and invest resources that grow community pride and revitalize neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities. We accomplish this by fostering partnerships, leveraging investments, creating systemic changes and transforming the environment.

Our Stories

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Mobilizing Residents Makes a Neighborhood Safer

In four short months, Ivanhoe’s Crime and Safety Specialist has brought neighborhoods together to shut down a meth lab, force a nuisance business to clean up its act and address rampant prostitution. And Bryce Bradford is just getting started!

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KCP&L Presents Thrive on October 11th

It’s no secret that KCP&L has a strong legacy of supporting causes that empower Kansas City communities to prosper. This tradition of corporate social responsibility motivated the company to serve as presenting sponsor of the Second Annual Thrive Celebration.

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Specializing in Second Chances

When John Hitchcock thought he had hit rock bottom, Artists Helping The Homeless helped him take the courageous steps to battle his addiction, finish school and land a dream job.

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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 “Fixes” column. Read on!