In this white paper the LISC Research & Evaluation team examines recent outcomes for Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) participants to assess the early success of the Bridges to Career Opportunities (BCO) model.
This CHAM webinar highlights the work of three organizations on the forefront of a new and expanded commitment to resident services.
Democratizing Finance traces the roots of community development finance over two centuries and draws from hundreds of interviews with CDFI leaders, presidential archives, and congressional testimony. Watch this recording to learn more.
In a chapter for Investing in America's Workforce: Improving Outcomes for Workers and Employers, published by Atlanta Federal Reserve, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones, describes how local solutions are key to filling the middle-skills employment gap and catalyzing opportunity across the country. Using an integrated services approach through the Financial Opportunity Center and Bridges to Career Opportunities models, LISC and its partners have worked with residents of underresourced communities to help them on a pathway to living-wage jobs. These local innovations can enhance traditional workforce development strategies and supply underused talent to meet employers' growing demand for workers.
Don't miss this recording of our first Careers in Community Development webinar where we took a look at how health is connected to all aspects of community development.