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National LISC News


Following are recent press releases, media advisories and newspaper and magazine pieces that address CSI's involvement in neighborhood safety strategies, as well as a selection of LISC-published print media.  

CSI In the News 

"MPD: New Safety Strategy for Washington Park Neighborhood"
- Milwaukee, A.J. Bayatpour (article/video)

"Nonprofit teams up with Milwaukee Police Department on neighborhood safety"
- Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, Ashley Luthern (article)

"Milwaukee Development Model Works"
- Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, Op-Ed by Leo Ries (article/video)

"DOJ taps LISC to Help Drive Down Crime and Drive Up Confidence in Troubled Neighborhoods" 
- The Wall Street Journal Market Watch (article)

"Department of Justice Awards Funding to Enhance Communities' Ability to Improve Safety in Distressed Neighborhoods; Announcement Made in Brooklyn’s Brownsville Neighborhood" 
- Bloomberg Businessweek (article)

"Glaziers fight crime - and win!" -  Jim Jordan, Corridor Conversations (blog post)

"Colorful Murals Replace Graffiti and Aim to Deter Vandals" - Sandy Phaneuf, The Valley Breeze Newspapers (article)

"L.A.'s Historic Dunbar Hotel to Welcome New, Permanent Guests" - Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times  (article)

"Breaking Down Barriers" - Casey Merkwan, Lakeshore Weekly News (article)

"Police Awarded for Service" - Donna Kenny Kirwan, The Times -  The Blackstone Valley's Neighborhood Newspaper (article)

"Hopkins Police Begin Operation Recess" - Leah Beno, (video/article)

"There's a Surge of Better News from Inner-City Front" - Neal Peirce, (article)

"New Synergy of Community Developer, Police" - The Providence Journal (article) 

"Community Policing Guru Issues Warning" - Gregory Smith, The Providence Journal (article)

"Murder Avenue No More" - Ines Bebea (blog post)

"Police Share Simple Ways to Prevent Crime" - KMBC-TV (video)

"Quiet Safety Effort gets Noticed" - Andreae Downs, The Boston Globe (article)

"Developers Apply Certain Design Features, Management Practices to Prevent, Minimize On-Site Crime" - Tax Credit Advisor (article)

Press Releases

Department of Justice Names LISC CSI as the National Technical Assistance and Training Provider for BCJI Grantees - LISC National 

Department of Justice Awards Funding to Enhance Communities’ Ability to Improve Safety in Distressed Neighborhoods  -Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs

LISC Milwaukee and Milwaukee Police Department Announce New Partnership to Improve Safety in Targeted Central City Neighborhoods; New Community Safety Coordinator, John Connelly, Hired  
- LISC Milwaukee

LISC Articles on Community Safety

"Neighborhood by Neighborhood, LISC Chicago fights for an end to street violence"
-  Patrick Berry (article)

"The Tactical Thing Wasn't Working": LISC unites police, communities against crime 
- Sam Dolgin-Gardner (article)

"Fifth & Pacific Foundation Empowers Cypress Hills Women to Combat Domestic Violence" - (article)

"Reducing Crime with Childcare: An Innovative Approach in Cypress Hills" - Julia Ryan (article)

"LISC-Funded Boston Project is Named 'Best Urban Development' Finalist" - (article)

"Removing Trouble Spots" - Elizabeth Duffrin (article)

"In Houston, Neighbors, Cops Put Heads Together" - Elizabeth Duffrin (article)

"Eyes on the Street in Providence" - Pamela Thomas (article)

"Village Green: For Cities to be an Environmental Solution, we Need to Address Public Safety"
- F. Kaid Benfield (blog post)

"LISC Announces $100,000 Grant to Fuel Development of Tamaqua Community-Driven Safety Program" - (article) 

"Community Development that Fights Crime" - Elizabeth Duffrin (article)

"A Natural Connection: The Role of Public Safety in Community Development" - Julia Ryan (article)

"Research Roundup: Taking Lessons from Medicine" - Richard Mertens (article)

"LISC Bestows its Community Safety Best-Practice Award on a Community-Police Partnership in Jackson, MS" - Nicklaus Lovelady & Clarion Ledger (article)

"A Community-Police Partnership Transforms Olneyville, Rhode Island" - (article)

"Riverfront Park Helps Mill Town Turn Corner" - Elizabeth Duffrin (article)