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Neighborhoods Rising Fund

The Neighborhoods Rising Fund (NRF) is a unique funding collaborative that provides grants up to $3,000 for high-impact community projects and neighborhood revitalization initiatives that help build stronger and more effective neighborhood organizations in low to moderate income areas throughout Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. The 2018 NRF Application and Guidelines will ...

From National LISC:
1.02.2018 -

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 ...

Students Tackle Graffiti in Washington Wheatly

It was a recent chilly December afternoon when four middle schoolers met up with the CRT Graffiti Abatement team and LISC at 26th and Indiana in Kansas City, Missouri for an experiential field trip on graffiti abatement. "This was an incredible experience for my students,” said Ms. Hand. “They made my students feel like an ...