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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 ...
When some of Hallmark’s most creative minds decided to use their talents to give back to the community, they reached out to Greater Kansas City LISC for ideas. The result is a unique, colorful collaboration that enhances the exteriors of vacant homes and improves the safety and marketability of the neighborhoods.
In spite of the disparities, LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers (FOC) are working with our community partners to turn things around. In a recent story, The Guardian gets real about black unemployment in America and shares the perspectives of two Financial Opportunity Center clients on what it takes to get ahead in Kansas City.