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Do you need a blueprint for how to write and organize a quality-of-life plan? Are you wondering how to tackle issues of public safety in the community?  You don’t have to start from scratch.

We've incorporated a rich body of information from within and outside the LISC network for case studies, templates and other tools to help practitioners launch, expand and strengthen their work. You can find our complete library of resources, in addition to those featured below,  by following the link at the bottom of this page.


Featured Resources

To find out the five primary ways that laws being passed under the CARES Act may affect charter schools please read the full report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

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Easy to follow and written for the non-statisticians among us, this accessible guide explains where to find relevant data, how to interpret it and how to use it in planning and communications efforts.

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This guide from Enterprise Community Partners offers practical guidance for the construction of housing that can withstand the impacts of future disasters.

 

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This article from Multifamily Executive discusses how developers are seeking solutions to house aging adults who will have a huge variety needs for housing and services—and a wide range of income levels.

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This article in the Community Development Innovation Review explores the disproportionate effect of climate-induced disasters on the most marginalized communities and offers some examples of institutions implementing community wealth building strategies to promote community resilience against storms.

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All-In Cincinnati aims to deepen, amplify, and multiply local and regional efforts to build equitable, thriving neighborhoods. We can create a more vibrant place to live, work, and play for all in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. 

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This LISC research report provides evidence about the role of our investments in stabilizing and boosting home values, without accelerating prices and gentrification, in South Minneapolis, and the work of both community organizations and “anchor institutions” in the neighborhood.

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In this ebook, Next City has assembled nine stories that illuminate the work happening to bring a diverse group of voices into conversations about cities, in sectors ranging from tech to transportation to parks to healthy food access and more.

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The Prosperity Now Scorecard is a comprehensive resource for data on household financial health, racial economic inequality and policy recommendations to help put everyone in our country on a path to prosperity.

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The Council of Development Finance Agencies is producing a 6-part white paper series in 2019 examining how traditional development finance tools can be used in relationship to the food system.  

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All resources

Browse through LISC's extensive archives to find the resources you need. Our library includes new resources and those that have been published and compiled over the years. 

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