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2017 Annual Report

Read our 2017 Annual Report to learn how LISC worked with residents and local partners to make Philadelphia neighborhoods better places to live, work, do business, and raise families. Highlights include: Lending and Impact Investments, Affordable, Healthy Housing, Economic Development, and Equitable Community Development.

From National LISC:

To Solve Youth Homelessness, Talk to Young People

As a teenager, Da’Quan Wilson was homeless, sleeping in friends’ apartments, at relatives’ homes and even in a cemetery. Today, he works as a “Community Connector” with LISC Philadelphia partner People’s Emergency Center (PEC), reaching out to young people who may be undergoing the same sorts of challenges he once did. In the ...

Home Preservation Initiative selected for BUILD Health Challenge with CHOP

The award-winning Home Preservation Initiative (HPI) has been selected as one of 19 multi-sector partnerships to participate in the national BUILD Health Challenge. HPI provides home repairs to low-income, elderly, and disabled residents in West Philadelphia. BUILD provides an opportunity to engage new partners to reduce the burden of unhealthy housing on youth with asthma.