LISC National

What is LISC?

We are LISC—the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. It may be a mouthful, but our name does, in fact, say it all. We are a national organization with a grassroots focus. 

LISC San Diego is one of 31 local LISC sites throughout the country, and is dedicated to helping community residents transform disinvested San Diego neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity - good places to work, do business, and raise children. Learn more.

Our Stories

10.25.2019 - ,

A Few Minutes with David Hetherington

As he approached the age of 40, he had decided it was time to pursue his true passion, helping people in need. That’s when he was accepted into LISC’s AmeriCorps program and immersed himself into the day-to-day work of affordable housing production and related services.

10.17.2019 - ,

KGTV: Group claims zoning enables housing segregation

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Local groups including the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, are pushing for the City of San Diego to draft up and pass an ordinance that excludes certain zoning policies.

10.17.2019 - ,

KUSI: Advocates urge end to zoning that they say causes housing segregation

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A coalition of housing advocates and civil rights groups is calling on the City of San Diego to end housing segregation by changing the City’s zoning laws.