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2016 Annual Report

Discover how LISC was a catalyst for change in 2016, working closely with organizations that have comprehensive neighborhood plans, led by residents and local partners working together. These plans helped guide LISC investments in: - Community-based Development - Healthy, Affordable Housing - Economic Development - Engaged Communities View the 2016 Annual Report

LISC helps West Philadelphia win $6 million in Promise Neighborhood funding

The Obama Administration announced announced a $6 million Promise Neighborhood award to West Philadelphia to fund a "cradle to career" plan to significantly improve the educational and developmental outcomes of children and youth. The City of Philadelphia and Drexel University are leading the effort, working closely with LISC and other local nonprofits.

"Hecho En" Showcases Artists in Norris Square

What happens when you find and elevate creative talent in a neighborhood? On Saturday, October 22nd, local artists showcased their work at the Hecho en Philly Norris Square Craft Market. The event was organized with support from Philadelphia LISC's Creative Placemaking program.