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Sewing the Fabric of Unity, One Stitch at a Time

Legrand Lindor, CEO of CARIBBEAN APPARELâ„¢ and LMI Textiles, works every day to inspire unity amongst Caribbean peoples through displays of pride in their own cultures. He received a $17,500 microloan through Impact Lending, a partnership between Northeastern University and LISC to grow his business.

LISC launches "Ramp Up" initiative in Milwaukee

LISC received a $200,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase's PRO Neighborhoods Initiative to spark the revitalization of vacant and underused commercial properties on Milwaukee's north and near south sides. "Ramp Up" will help develop local businesses and match them to pop-up retail sites.

Slow-Cooking the American Dream in San Diego

Matt and Athena Shlemon left Iraq to make a home in the United States, where they built the most American of businesses: a barbecue joint. A LISC small business loan helped them strengthen and grow their restaurant, which has become a beloved community institution.