LISC National

About Us

LISC Jacksonville transforms challenged neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities: good places to live, work, do business and raise children. As a convener, investor and catalyst, LISC partners with residents and stakeholders to coordinate and invest resources that grow community pride and revitalize neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities. We accomplish this by fostering partnerships, leveraging investments, creating systemic changes and transforming the environment.

Jacksonville News

6.08.2020 -

A Message to our Community Partners, Neighbors and Friends

LISC Jacksonville recognizes the deep anguish our community is experiencing following the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Ahmaud Arbery a few miles to our north. As more information becomes public, we know that a callous disregard for human life based solely on skin color lies at the root of these horrific murders.

4.09.2020 - ,

LISC Jacksonville Announces Passing of Executive Director Janet G. Owens

It is with great sadness that we announce that Janet G. Owens, executive director of LISC Jacksonville, passed away yesterday in Jacksonville following a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her closest family members. The entire LISC family mourns the loss of Janet and we extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends. Janet was a tremendous driving force in advancing LISC Jacksonville’s mission and work in our urban communities. She will be remembered as an inspirational community leader, advocate and trustee. She will be dearly missed.