This white paper from LISC's Research & Evaluation 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.[...]
In this research paper, LISC provides an analysis of the CDFI industry’s initial forays into the capital markets on a rated basis, and examines how CDFIs can expand their role as trusted intermediaries for capital investment in people and places where disparities in health, employment, wealth and financial security, and overall quality of life have stemmed from a lack of capital access.
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 LISC research report looks at efforts of intermediaries to advance equity considering the needs of local organizations and also citywide actors and the public sector. The goal is to learn how intermediaries can build the capacity of entire systems to promote equitable outcomes.
The Root Cause Coalition is a group of leading health systems, hospital associations and nonprofits, including LISC’s partner ProMedica, working to upend the socioeconomic factors that cause health inequities. Their newly-released publication, “The 2020 Status of Heath Report,” captures the progress and struggles of addressing health disparities by tackling the social determinants of health. In it, LISC VP for health programs Julia Ryan describes how we collaborate with health corporations to take on the affordable housing and income gaps and other challenges that stand in the way of health equity.Read the Report