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LISC National Leadership Conference

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On Tuesday, November 15th, LISC is hosting its 2016 National Leadership Conference in Houston, TX. More than 300 community development leaders will gather together from the worlds of affordable housing, finance, education, philanthropy and policy. We’re livestreaming a message from our President as well as six engaging talks from leaders in the community development field. Watch the discussions live and join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook Live.


In the News: Fairmount Job Strategy

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On November 4, 2016, Boston Neighborhood Network News invited Inés Palmarin of LISC Boston and Zach Nieder of The American City Coalition into the studio to discuss a strategy for job growth and retention along the Fairmount/Indigo rail corridor.  Read our full report on Fairmount Indigo Corridor Business and Job Retention and Attraction here.


Improving the Fairmount Indigo Corridor

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On Tuesday, LISC led public and private sector leaders in a discussion about place-based recommendations to bring economic gains to the 135,000 residents living in the Fairmount Indigo Corridor.  Read the Dorchester Reporter article about bringing jobs, transit justice, and more to the neighborhoods along the rail line.


Local Leaders Announce Impact Lending

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joins leadership from Northeastern University and LISC Small Business President and CEO Kevin Boes at the Bolling Building in Roxbury, to announce the launch of the region's first university-supported loan program for women- and minority-owned businesses. This initiative, called the Impact Lending program, enables local small-business owners to secure loans, at below-market interest rates, to acquire crucial resources to expand their businesses.


Impact Lending for Local Small Businesses

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We're thrilled to announce Impact Lending, an initiative between Northeastern University and LISC to help Boston small businesses access capital and connect to contract opportunities at Northeastern. Impact Lending will pour $6.5 million in loans and technical assistance into the small businesses that create jobs, drive economic growth, and add character to Boston's neighborhoods. Read about this innovative new program in the Boston Globe, and check out our own Kevin Boes on Boston Neighborhood Network News.


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