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Report: Fairmount Indigo Corridor Job Retention and Attraction

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Increased prosperity in Greater Boston has not impacted all of the City of Boston’s neighborhoods equitably.  LISC Boston, The American City Coalition, and Initiative for a Competitive Inner City formed a working group to  examine how key commercial and industrial clusters in Newmarket and Readville can be strengthened and expanded to create jobs for Boston residents who need them most. In this report, we present our place-based recommendations to bring these economic gains to the 135,000 residents living in the Fairmount Indigo Corridor.

 

To Strengthen Neighborhoods, Police-Community Collaboration is Essential

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In a  forceful op-ed for USA Today, Maurice Jones, LISC CEO, and Jim Bueermann, a former police chief, show how investing in authentic police-community partnerships and neighborhood renewal is imperative for a safer, healthier country. It’s something people of all political stripes can agree on—because every American benefits. Read the article.
   

Join Us: Citywide Master Pitch Contest

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Join us for the Citywide Master Pitch Contest on Saturday, October 22, from 2-5 PM at the Bolling Building in Roxbury.  Five local entrepreneurs will compete for $10,000 in prizes, and if you're there, you'll have a chance to vote for the People's Choice Award. View the full invitation or RSVP.

   

CHAPA Lunch with LISC Focuses on Greening Affordable Housing

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Join us on Monday, October 24, from 12-1 p.m, for the CHAPA Young Professionals Brown Bag Lunch Series. LISC Boston Senior Program Officer Mike Davis will speak about our Green Retrofit Initiative for affordable housing. The lunch takes place at Location: Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association, 18 Tremont Street, Suite 401, Boston. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
   

Hot off the Presses: October 2016 Newsletter

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Our latest email newsletter is hot off the presses!  Check it out for news on our health work with men of color, the success of our FOCs, small business triumphs, upcoming events, and much more.

   

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Boston LISC Staff Blog

Boston LISC Staff members share their perspective on LISC's work, the community development world. and many other topics.

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Joe Kriesberg Receives Community Service Award Last night, I had the pleasure and honor of presenting Joe Kriesberg, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Association...
Better Buildings Challenge Kickoff at Powdermill Village Better Buildings Challenge Kickoff at Powdermill Village Michael Davis - December 8, 2014  Yesterday Peabody Properties held a tour of their energy retrofit project at Po...
Highlights from LISC/Bank of America’s Forum on Greening Affordable Housing Highlights from LISC/Bank of America’s Forum on Greening Affordable Housing On October 3rd LISC and Bank of America hosted a forum in Boston on “Greening Affordable Housing” that was...
“El Barrio Tours” Screening - Rebecca Schofield On Monday, August 18th, a group of over 60 Boston area residents came together to watch “El Barrio Tours: Gentrifi...
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