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Everyone In Economic Equity Summit

LA LISC is proud to partner with Vice Mayor Rex Richardson to host the #EveryoneIn Economic Equity Summit. LA LISC Executive Director, Tunua Thrash-Ntuk, served as Chair of the 'Everyone In' Policy Roundtable and this Summit is the culminating effort, which will bring together local business and community leaders, policymakers, and philanthropic partners for a ...

From National LISC:
3.19.2018 -

The Promise of Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones are poised to attract significant capital for new housing, businesses and jobs in under-resourced communities. At CNN.com, LISC’s Maurice Jones and The Kresge Foundation’s Rip Rapson take a closer look at what investors should consider when evaluating high-impact projects, drawing on decades of community investing experience to identify what works ...

From National LISC:
3.08.2018 -

Taking Stock of a New Agenda for Rural America

In a recent article for Nebraska public radio, rural development experts, including LISC CEO Maurice Jones, weighed in on a new White House agenda for economic growth in rural America. The plan's emphasis on investing in infrastructure could be a plus, Jones said, noting that boosting access to broadband internet would allow for wider ...