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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.

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.