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MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformative $40M Gift to LISC

With the largest gift from an individual in LISC’s history, MacKenzie Scott is fueling transformative efforts to advance racial and economic justice and building a broadly shared prosperity throughout the country. Scott said organizations like LISC are “well-positioned to accelerate progress.”

Reparations, Restorative Justice, and the Case for Local Solutions

What you should know: This is the first in a LISC NYC series, Bridging the Equity Divide: Envisioning the Next Generation of NYC Community Development. In response to growing concerns over racial justice, the topic of “reparations” has taken hold in today’s zeitgeist. But this is far from a new concept. The word “reparations ...

Janelle Monae, advocate and LISC partner in supporting NYC small business relief, to be featured in Variety broadcast on June 25th

Janelle Monáe, eight-time Grammy nominated singer and actress starring in the series Homecoming, is supporting LISC during the coronavirus pandemic. On June 25th at 7PM PT / 10PM ET during ‘Lifetime Presents Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes,’ Monáe will be honored, along with Cate Blanchett and Patti LuPone, for her professional and humanitarian efforts ...