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LISC is improving our neighborhoods and changing lives every day. Check out a handful of stories about how we're making a difference in our community, and see our 2014 annual report here.

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Indianapolis LISC 2015 – 2018 Strategic Plan

LISC helps neighbors build community. We seek to positively impact urban neighborhoods in Indianapolis and measure progress in three ways: direct LISC impact and leveraged investment collective impact neighborhood level impact To learn more about our mission over the next four years, check out our 2015 – 2018 Strategic Plan.

Great Places Visits

Last week, we wrapped up a series of visits to the first three Great Places: 38th and Illinois, Michigan and King, Washington and Oxford. Participants had a chance to meet neighbors, business owners, and community leaders – the movers and shakers of each great place. They saw firsthand the progress to make each place a vibrant cultural district in Indianapolis. If you missed a visit, contact LISC program associate Cari Morales today.      

Development on Tap: Equitable Innovation Economies

Does diversity lead to greater innovation? Building an Equitable Innovation Economy in Indianapolis Victor Rubin, Vice President for Research at PolicyLink, will present on the changing and increasingly diverse demographics of Indianapolis and how to create and foster an equitable innovation economy in Indianapolis. The Equitable Innovation Economy initiative seeks to address the growing income disparity and help cities capitalize on the growth in their innovation sectors to stimulate new product development and business formation, and capture the consequent job creation benefits in manufacturing. The program includes a panel discussion featuring: Kathy Souchet Downey, Latino Outreach Coordinator for Congressman Andre … Continued

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