In a letter to the editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, LISC CEO Maurice Jones urges support for policies and development that can solve the crisis of affordable housing, and housing affordability, in the hot Bay Area market.
In a roundtable discussion for Shelterforce, Julia Ryan, director of LISC’s safety and health programs, explained our multi-pronged approach to nurturing collaboration among law enforcement, residents and community developers. The upshot is neighborhoods with lower crime, less blight and greater resident confidence in police.
This August, we highlighted LISC's creative placemaking work in locales across the country, funded in large part by a grant from The Kresge Foundation. Here's a roundup of all the stories you might have missed.
In an interview for “Business of Giving”, a New York radio show on trends in philanthropy, Maurice Jones talks strategy, compassion and how our new partnership with Facebook is a cutting-edge conduit for bringing private sector dollars to communities in need.
In honor of National Farmers Market Week (August 6 to 12), we’re recognizing the extraordinary markets that LISC has helped launch, grow and support, and how much good they bring to their communities.