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12.10.2019 -

Emerson & West Broadway: A Community Crossroads

The intersection of Emerson and West Broadway in North Minneapolis is a crossroads of opportunity. EMERGE and Cookie Cart on one corner. Across the street: Urban Homeworks and Juxtaposition Arts. On the opposite corner you’ll find the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition. Get to know these organizations and how they're creating opportunities ...

Growing Taproots

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.

10.25.2019 -

A Wealth of Opportunity

At her six-month review, Claudia got the kind of news recent hires often look forward to hearing: “You’re getting a raise,” her boss said. But Claudia wasn’t excited, she was nervous about losing her childcare assistance. Staff at Financial Opportunity Centers help people navigate tricky situations like Claudia's. Learn how Project for ...