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Economic Development

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This white paper from LISC's R&E team shows how LISC's ongoing work to support collaborative revitalization of industrial districts, in ways that promote equitable benefits for businesses and residents, helps bolster surrounding communities, even in the age of Covid-19.

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This webinar, will offer participants an introduction to the Commercial District Recovery Guide, dive deeper into tips and recommendations outlined in the guide.

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During this webinar, presenters give an overview of the new Preparing a Commercial District Diagnostic, and listeners will hear a moderated discussion about the development of the manual, and how community partners are implementing its recommendations.

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This webinar from Rural LISC explores free- and low-cost digital marketing and communication tools and strategies to help Rural businesses continue to operate during COVID-19 while protecting staff and customers.

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LISC LA is co-hosting a series of webinars to support “Main Street” mom and pop businesses by providing small businesses with information on emergency financial resources, in-language support, and creative strategies to keep doors open during the pandemic. 

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Anchor Institutions' Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems, developed by LISC and Forward Cities, highlights partnerships that are being forged with Anchor institutions across the country and offers insights on how to overcome challenges. 

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From the archives

LISC MetroEdge performed a scan of cities around the country and came up with four strong examples of successful commercial corridor initiatives.

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