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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 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.
With support from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, LISC led a delegation of 35 leaders from Milwaukee to the city of Indianapolis to discuss and compare with local leaders their results of Comprehensive Community Development efforts. Included were representatives from twelve neighborhoods including Building Neighborhood Capacity Program, The Greater Milwaukee Foundation Healthy Neighborhood Initiative, The LISC Sustainable Community Initiative, United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM) agencies and the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative.
New Community Safety Coordinator, John Connelly, Hired
Glover has been active with LISC in Milwaukee for the past five years and, in addition, serves as chair of the audit committee for LISC's national organization.
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