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LISC Milwaukee transforms distressed urban neighborhoods into healthy communities of choice and opportunity—great places to work, do business and raise children.
The Neighborhood Leadership Institute is a free and in-depth ten-month leadership development program for leaders engaged – or planning to engage – in the community.
The much-loved, but long-dormant Associates in Commercial Real Estate real estate training program will be revived this year under a partnership that includes LISC Milwaukee, Marquette University and the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Since its inception 15 years ago, the MANDI program has evolved into a celebration of everything that is right about Milwaukee – passionate, committed residents working together with optimism and tenacity to create a better future for themselves, their families and their neighborhoods.
Ten years ago, the 2700 block of N. King Drive was mainly a collection of empty and underused buildings. A decade later, the block between W. Hadley and W. Center streets is in the middle of $25 million worth of new apartments and commercial space, an effort led by the nonprofit Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp. and its executive director, Welford Sanders.
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is filling a gaping hole in the financial market with a new line of small business loans designed to give much-needed support to entrepreneurs who set up shop in low-income communities.
AmeriCorps members used their Monday off to build and inspire with their service project, "A Day On – Not a Day Off."
Mayor Barrett welcomed 10 new LISC Milwaukee AmeriCorps Members at their fall orientation. AmeriCorps members are supporting financial literacy, access to jobs, community outreach and more! Learn about Corps member and Naval Reserve Veteran Emma Chavez.
National LISC has announced that Ellen Gilligan, CEO and president of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, has been named to its Board of Directors.
SafeGrowth training offers police officers, community prosecutors, organizers, and residents a chance to learn and practice how to reduce crime through environmental changes.
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