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Financial Opportunity for Latinos in LA

The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) is one of our Financial Opportunity Centers (FOC) in the Los Angeles market. The LISC FOC model is an integrated service delivery model that integrates the following three core components: Financial Coaching, Workforce Development, and Access to Income Supports.

Kiva's Impact In 2018

Jennifer from Out of the Box Collective recently received a $10,000 interest-free loan through our Kiva program. LISC LA has capitalized a matching loan fund from Pacific Premier Bank to support Kiva borrowers endorsed by a LISC Kiva Trustee in local jurisdictions, including Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties.

Partner Highlight: Uprising Brand at Little Tokyo Service Center's LA Small Bizcubator

Michelle Hanabusa is the Founder and Creative Director of Uprising Brand. Uprising began in early 2018 as an apparel brand to ensure that everyone is welcome and unified to uplift others. Uprising sources their apparel locally in Compton, California to ensure high-quality and fair wage goods. Uprising is Little Tokyo Service Center’s most recent ...