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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 ...

LISC to Manage $100 Million NY Forward Loan Fund

A new $100 million economic recovery loan fund will provide flexible, low-interest capital to small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords in New York State affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. LISC will administer the funding, which will be distributed via five community development financial institutions and will go to enterprises, especially women- and minority-owned ones, with ...

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Better Trained, Better Paid, Better Off: LISC CEO & Citi EVP Talk Job Training in USA Today

“It is time not only to invest more, but also invest differently, in the well-being of American workers, especially the significant pool of untapped talent that already exists,” said LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones and Citi EVP Ed Skyler in a joint op ed published in USA Today.