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LISC Celebrates Honorees at 2016 Big Apple Innovation Awards

LISC NYC held its Big Apple Innovations Awards on January 26 recognizing outstanding achievement in the community development field from three inspiring women who embodied the event’s theme, “Pathways to Shared Prosperity.” Front row: the 2016 Big Apple Innovation Award honorees Laura Jervis, Founder and former Executive Director, West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing; Michelle de la Uz, Executive Director, Fifth Avenue Committee; Vicki Been, commissioner, NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development;  Back row: award presenters Jamie Torres Springer, Senior Principal, HR&A Advisors, Inc; Colvin Grannum, President and CEO, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation; Michael Rubinger, President and CEO, LISC; and Sam Marks, Executive Director, LISC NYC. Read more!

LISC NYC Publishes our Winter 2016 Newsletter

LISC NYC's newsletter features our 2015 Year in Review,  highlighting our major achievements from last year, and a recap of our 2016 Big Apple Innovation Awards! Read the newsletter!

From LISC National 2015: A Record-Breaking Year

LISC has never, in 35 years of work, invested more in the future of low-income communities than it did in 2015.  President & Chief Executive Michael Rubinger begins his last year at LISC’s helm with a look at the organization's historic $1.3 billion in support for efforts that help Americans prosper. Read the story! 

New York Academy of Medicine Publishes Report Featuring Communities for Healthy Food

The New York Academy of Medicine recently published its Healthy Interventions for Healthy Eating and Active Urban Living: A Guide for Improving Community Health. The report highlights LISC NYC’S Communities for Health Food program, which works to expand access to affordable, healthy food in New York City’s economically challenged communities.

Sam Marks Appointed to Supportive Housing Task Force

Sam Marks, LISC NYC's executive director, was appointed to a new Supporting Housing Task Force that will serve as advisors to New York and will offer innovative ways to develop and deliver supportive housing to New York City's residents. Read the story!

Affordable Housing Coalition Responds to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State Address

LISC NYC, along with other affordable housing groups, advocates, businesses and service providers responded to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State Address by highlighting the Governor’s much-needed focus on new initiatives to produce affordable housing and combat homelessness. Read the statement.

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