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Philadelphia 76ers Visits John F. Hartranft School

LISC is collaborating with the Sixers Youth Foundation, The City and The Village of Arts and Humanities to renovate the Hartranft recreational center basketball courts in LISC’s Sustainable Communities Initiative Eastern North neighborhood. The partnership came into being in 2016 when the SYF approached LISC for strategic guidance on making investments in the City.

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

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Crime Hotspots Need Investments, Not Just Policing

Research has proven that crime, particularly violent crime, clusters in discreet, neighborhood hotspots. In an op-ed for The Marshall Project, Maurice Jones, LISC CEO, and Julia Ryan, director of safety programming, explain how that knowledge should guide our crime-fighting strategies and why investments in neighborhoods are critical to stopping violence. They highlight the success of ...