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These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors

LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.

Superfund task force visits environmental education center

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Superfund Task Force Group recently visited LISC Philadelphia's community partner, Overbrook Environmental Education Center, which sits on the site of a former quarry. The goal of the group’s visit was to develop recommendations for the EPA on how best to transform ...

Keeping homeowners safe in their homes and stabilizing neighborhoods

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia joined LISC Philadelphia to preserve and stabilize homeowners in the West Philadelphia neighborhood within the Promise Zone. We work with existing homeowners so that they can remain in their homes with critical repairs that will ensure the longevity of the structures and the homeowners’ well-being.