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Helping Hand Without Fanfare Group Invests in Neighborhoods

From the Philadelphia Inquirer Archives: Article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer August 23, 1984 In North Philadelphia, neighborhood residents opened a recycling center thanks to the assistance of LISC. In West Philadelphia, they began weatherizing apartment buildings with LISC's help. And in Kensington, they are renovating an abandoned industrial building for occupancy by ...

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 ...