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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 ...

Reflections on Social Justice Leaders and the Future of Community Development

LISC NYC Interim Executive Director Eva Alligood reflects on the need to support a new generation of social justice leaders and to help build the capacity and resiliency of the community development organizations they lead.

Advancing Racial Equity

Senior community development officer, Grace Chung, participated in the 2019 PLACES Fellowship, a year-long learning opportunity that helps grantmakers think critically about the impact of their work and use it to advance racial, social, and economic equity. Read Grace's blog here...