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From National LISC:
5.04.2020 -

Building Strength & Resiliency

If there’s anything the outset of 2020 has taught us, it’s that America needs strong communities and strong organizations to flourish and progress, and to weather the profound challenges that life serves up—which is exactly where we find ourselves now, in the midst of the global Covid-19 crisis.

From National LISC:
4.27.2020 -

How a 100-Year-Old Clothier Is Fighting a 21st-Century Pandemic

This is a story for the record books: A venerable suit maker in Brooklyn, NY, owned and still operated by a man who survived the Holocaust (and co-founded a LISC partner agency), has overhauled its operations to make face masks and keep many of its longtime employees working. The first 600 masks were donated to ...

From National LISC:
4.22.2020 -

LISC Names Top Economic Development Official to Expand NYC Community Investments

LISC has tapped Valerie White, a senior official with New York state’s economic development agency, to be the new executive director of LISC NYC. “Valerie is a remarkable individual who understands how to fully engage the public, private and philanthropic sectors in ways that catalyze opportunity for our communities,” said Maurice A. Jones, LISC ...