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LISC LA, the County and City of Los Angeles to Activate New Region-Wide Small Business and Nonprofit Relief Fund Amidst COVID-19

LISC LA has partnered with the County and City of Los Angeles along with other philanthropic partners to oversee and manage the new LA COVID-19 Regional Recovery Fund. 

Financial Opportunity Centers Provide Community Pandemic Relief Amid Increasing Inequalities

LISC LA has provided $100,000 in funding for FOCs to distribute to their clients in local communities. This funding has served as a critical lifeline for clients experiencing economic uncertainty and struggling to meet their basic needs, especially those who entered a waiting game for governmental help such as undocumented immigrants.

From National LISC:

An Accurate Census Count is Imperative for America. Here’s Why.

Matt Josephs, LISC SVP and head of the organization’s policy team, makes the urgent case for why a fair and accurate census count is so important for the health and wellbeing of our communities. Anything short of that undermines equity and thwarts our democratic process. Every one of us, he writes, has a role ...