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J.P. Morgan Chase pledged $500 million for a new program, AdvancingCities, to boost growth and create a greater economic opportunity in cities around the world. AdvancingCities’ scope is to create opportunities for people who have been left behind by economic growth. The program will make investments in select cities to support collaborative and viable solutions that address cross-cutting challenges and help more people benefit from economic growth.
LA LISC Assistant Program Officer spoke at the recent SCANPH Annual Conference on a panel entitled: Disrupting Decades of Inequity – Race & Homelessness. She spoke about the LISC AmeriCorps program and how it is creating a diverse talent pipeline for the community development field.
In this episode, LISC LA Community Devlopment Officer Alexandra Dawson interviews Denice Wint, a LISC Americorps and HDTI Alum and now Director of Projects and Services of Innovative Housing Opportunities.
Two community organizations in Los Angeles will receive grants totaling $85,000 to help transform vacant lots into sports, recreation and play spaces. The awards, announced today, are part of ESPN’s RePlay initiative, a collaboration with Under Armour and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), one of the nation’s leading community development finance institutions.
On September 8th, experience the excitement of driving a range of Electric Vehicles (EVs), learn about rebate programs, EV federal and state incentives, and get to enjoy EV displays, vendors, and food. The event will be held at George’s 50’s Diner in Long Beach from 9 AM to 2 PM.
Meet a model turned tea connoisseur expanding his business with the help of our Kiva loan match program.
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation is one of the largest organizations in the country supporting projects to revitalize low-income communities. This comprehensive approach includes more affordable housing, better schools, safer streets, growing businesses and programs improving financial stability.
LA LISC brings together key local partners, community leaders, and decision-makers to take on pressing challenges, incubate innovative solutions, and develop smarter public policies. Our organization leverages its extensive toolkit of loans, grants, equity investments, and local expertise to enact meaningful change for Los Angeles' moderate - and low-income communities of color.