Our Stories

June 16, 2018

GoDaddy Summer Workshops Series

We’re excited to be expanding our partnership with GoDaddy to bring coaching to small businesses in our targeted commercial corridors. Thank you to our corridor managers from Trellis and International Rescue Committee for hosting the workshops and connecting McDowell and West Camelback businesses and micro-entrepreneurs with these opportunities.
April 24, 2018

LISC FOCs help enrollees find their way to financial success

Many Americans who enjoy economic stability likely were lucky enough to get the “money talk” at key points in their lives. They received advice and guidance that helped them establish healthy financial behaviors and build strong futures. LISC believes luck should have little to do with acquiring knowledge and skills […]
March 7, 2018

A Second Chance for McDowell Road’s Miracle Mile

Nearly seven decades ago, shop owners frustrated by the challenges of conducting business in downtown Phoenix went looking for the next big thing in local commerce. They found it on McDowell Road, which back then was on the outskirts of town. McDowell Road quickly became a mid-century commercially vibrant, pedestrian-friendly […]