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 a new white paper from LISC and the Urban Manufacturing Alliance, “All About the Jobs,” we describe eight mission-driven industrial projects and their financing models. All these projects are creating affordable space for small- and medium-sized manufacturers so they can bring benefits—good jobs, especially—to the surrounding community.Read the Report
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.
This LISC research report provides rigorous evidence about the impact of our investments, and the work of both community organizations and “anchor institutions.” In South Minneapolis, strong community partnerships and commitments from hospitals and corporations stabilized and boosted home values, without contributing to accelerating prices and gentrification.
Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its KIDS COUNT Data Book, a resource that gathers information on various factors affecting the well-being of children in the United States. The report is accompanied by a data center that allows users to view data on trends in their states as well as nationwide.