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For nearly 30 years, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation in Los Angeles has worked with local leaders to invest in housing, health, education, public safety and employment - all basic needs that must be tackled at once so that progress in one is not undermined by neglect in another.

LISC brings together key local players to take on pressing challenges and incubate new solutions. With them, we help develop smarter public policy. Our toolkit is extensive. It includes loans, grants, equity investments and on-the-ground experience in some of the neediest neighborhoods.

 

LA LISC AmeriCorps Service Opportunities!

LA LISC is excited to announce our 2016-2017 LA LISC AmeriCorps Host Sites and position openings. Please share widely! 

 

Southern California Association for Nonprofit Housing (SCANPH) 
Residents United Network (RUN) Volunteer Coordinator

 

Youth Policy Institute (YPI) - Financial Empowerment Coordinator 

 

Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) - Economic Development Associate

 

Chinatown Service Center - Case Worker, Asset Building and Financial Management Program 


Kennedy Commission - Project Manager, Resident Leadership and Volunteerism 

 

Friends of South Central Los Angeles Regional Center (SCLARC) - Development Associate


 

 

 

LA LISC Quarterly Newsletter 08/12/16

Grant Opportunities!

 

2016 HDTI Applications Now OPEN

LA LISC is excited to announce that applications for the 2016-17 California Affordable Housing and Community Development Training Institute (HDTI) for non-profit community development corporations are now available. 

Approximately 30-35 participants will be selected by the LISC Los Angeles, Bay Area, and San Diego offices to participate in this yearlong comprehensive training in affordable housing development within a community development context. All applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on August 12th, 2016.

2016 HDTI Program Description and Application 

Presenting Sponsor Union Bank:

 Supporter: Pacific Western Bank

 

LISC Names a New CEO

Maurice Jones, Virginia’s commerce secretary and a former HUD official, has been chosen to serve as LISC’s new president and CEO. He succeeds Michael Rubinger, who will step down after 17 years as CEO. Jones brings to the leadership role a career’s worth of business, management and policy experience and an enduring personal commitment to improving communities and the lives of low-income Americans.

LA LISC Quarterly Newsletter 06/08/16

LISC Annual Report 2015: A Year to Remember

 

2015 was the best year in LISC's history - read stories from 29 communities across the US where LISC works.  

 

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