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5.21.2018 -

Tamaqua Mayor, Arts Center Looking to Make a Difference

Funding from Rural LISC's Cohesive Economic Development Arts and Culture Initiative is helping create conversations about Tamaqua’s future!

5.19.2018 -

PhotoVoice gives students a means to help resolve community problems

Ten students at Pike County Christian School in Curryville were the first to take part in a new program aimed at teaching children how to help solve problems in their communities by taking pictures and speaking up. The students participated in PhotoVoice, a program being introduced this year at a handful of schools in the ...

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5.17.2018 -

LISC CEO to Congress: Here’s What Opportunity Zones Need To Succeed

Maurice A. Jones testified before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress this week, urging its members to implement Opportunity Zones in ways that will truly benefit Americans in underinvested communities. The policy can spur billions in private investment in the country’s most distressed census tracts and play a major role in closing the opportunity ...