How Arts & Culture Kindle Opportunity

In a recent publication from the San Francisco Federal Reserve, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones offers a chapter detailing the role of arts and culture in the community development toolbox. Creative placemaking, writes Jones, “unleashes community power and innovative solutions that drive economic prosperity.”

8.12.2019 -

The Overlooked Anchors

This report from Kresge explores the intersection of anchor engagement strategies, creative placemaking, and cultural institutions as drivers of inclusive, equitable growth.

12.17.2018 -

Creative Placemaking with an Economic Development Lens: Lessons Learned

This guide shares important considerations to help practitioners ensure that they can implement creative placemaking strategies to catalyze economic opportunity in communities and revitalize them without displacing residents.

12.17.2018 -

Q&A with Kate Speed, LISC Twin Cities

The LISC Institute asked Kate Speed to discuss lending for Creative Placemaking projects. Read this Q&A to learn how Kate and the Twin Cities office defines a cultural commercial corridor, how they advance equitable and how they keep the needs of the community at the forefront of their work.