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LISC Board Chair Rubin Urges Jobs Programs in NY Times

In a New York Times op-ed, Robert Rubin makes the case for a federal jobs initiative, citing the success of LISC’s work readiness programs in connecting people to the workforce and the reins of economic opportunity. A national approach should be seen not “as a social program but as a public investment with a ...

Esperanza begins redeveloping Roberto Clemente Middle School into affordable housing

On October 13th, Esperanza broke ground on the adaptive re-use of Roberto Clemente Middle School, which will become a mixed-use building with 38 affordable apartments. Philadelphia LISC provided Esperanza with a bridge loan to make the project happen.

9.18.2017 -

School for low-income children readies for a home of its own

Philadelphia LISC is helping finance Community Partnership School's new home, which will transform a blighted and vacant building in Strawberry Mansion neighborhood into a state-of-the-art school.