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LISC AmeriCorps

LISC Detroit combines corporate, government, and philanthropic resources to help community-based organizations revitalize underserved neighborhoods. This strategy extends to our LISC AmeriCorps program where we support and place AmeriCorps members with local nonprofit partners. Since the start of the LISC AmeriCorps program in 2009 in the Detroit office, members have assisted in efforts to revitalize neighborhoods across Detroit.

115 AmeriCorps members placed in the Detroit community to support key initiatives since 2009

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The 2020 Summer host site application is now available!

For more information, please contact Jessica Hinton at or (313) 265-2891.


LISC invests $3 million to address neighborhood issues in Detroit, nationwide

Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) is making a national push to lift 13 urban communities through an AmeriCorps program hoped to develop and deploy neighborhood change agents.

A $3 million investment has been devoted to dispatching 165 AmeriCorps members, including 14 in Detroit.

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National AmeriCorps Conference

Detroit was the host of the National LISC AmeriCorps conference in March. LISC had the honor of hosting over 100 AmeriCorps members from 15 sites across the U.S. It was a week packed with Detroit trivia, tours and workshops! Thank you to the National LISC AmeriCorps team for all of their efforts ensuring that this was an awesome experience for the members.

LISC AmeriCorps 2017-2018 Cohort
Detroit LISC AmeriCorps Members, Yolanda Jackson, Star Roland, Joseph Middlebrooks, DiVine Smith, Donna Sisco & Shirley Davis
AmeriCorps members at their service project