Anchor Institutions' Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems was jointly developed by LISC and Forward Cities with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
LISC Institute had the pleasure of speaking with Allison Hay, Executive Director of Houston Habitat for Humanity, one of the women executives leading efforts with The Harvey Home Repair Collaborative. Allison shared more on how she and her colleagues have been able engage in a more intentional rebuild process by conjoining their respective expertise for the Houston community.
The guide is informed by Urban Institute’s research examining the current practice as well as the motivations, opportunities, and barriers nonprofit hospitals and health systems face to initiating and broadening investments in housing development.
Read this Letter from the Editor to learn why we're highlighting one approach to workforce development: sector partnerships.
The LISC Institute spoke with Community Action Duluth and Arrowhead Manufacturers Fabricators Association about their partnership and the creation of the Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators’ Training Program.