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Driving Investment to Markets of OpportunityDriving Investment to Markets of Opportunity

Affordable Housing, Commercial and Economic Development—Two recent resources show how community development financing meets community – and investor – goals

Advancing Obesity Solutions through Investments in the Built EnvironmentAdvancing Obesity Solutions through Investments in the Built Environment

Health & Wellness—Proceedings from a Roundtable on Obesity Solutions workshop

Using Land to Restore Neighborhoods and Build CommunityUsing Land to Restore Neighborhoods and Build Community

Affordable Housing—NHC paper explores the use of community land trusts to meet a range of needs

New Tools for Health DataNew Tools for Health Data

Health & Wellness—Success Measures and PolicyLink add to the conversation around health equity

Getting Started On an Anchor StrategyGetting Started On an Anchor Strategy

Commercial & Economic Development—Ideas for engaging your local anchor institutions. Part 2 of 2

Anchor Institutions Open Doors in Their CommunitiesAnchor Institutions Open Doors in Their Communities

Housing Development and Preservation, Commercial & Economic Development, Family Income & Assets—Examples and advice from LISC’s experience partnering with anchor institutions for community revitalization – Part 1 of 2

Arts, Culture and Community OutcomesArts, Culture and Community Outcomes

Arts & Culture—Report from LISC and Metris Arts Consulting examines impacts of arts- and culture-based community development in four neighborhoods

Investing in America’s Workforce: Report on Workforce Development Needs and OpportunitiesInvesting in America’s Workforce: Report on Workforce Development Needs and Opportunities

Family Income & Assets—Report gives a snapshot of America's workforce development sector

SchoolBuild: From Idea to ConstructionSchoolBuild: From Idea to Construction

Education & Early Learning—New LISC tool demystifies school facilities development

Lessons from SandyLessons from Sandy

Engaging—Community organizations and the connections they foster make the difference in disasters


Closing the Life Expectancy Gap Read about how your zip code influences your life expectancy, and how LISC is committing to close the health and wellbeing gap. More information

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The LISC Institute for Comprehensive Community Development is designed to share knowledge and resources with LISC staff, local agencies in the LISC network and others who are working in the field of comprehensive community development. The Institute website, trainings, webinars and peer-to-peer support are tools that help practitioners and their partners successfully implement comprehensive community initiatives.

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