Our Stories

April 23, 2019

Anti-displacement strategies signal winds of change in community development

On a recent spring day in south Phoenix, nature served up a chilly wind and some sprinkles of rain as a reminder of its power to affect how people feel. A few dozen desert dwellers who had gathered at the Rio Salado Recreation Area for a conversation about the socioeconomic […]
April 17, 2019

May 14: Celebrate the Expansion of the LISC FOC Network

Join us for a celebration of the LISC Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) Network expansion. We will be joined by LISC CEO Maurice Jones to highlight the success of our the FOCs at International Rescue Committee and Desert Mission Food Bank and welcoming our two newest sites to the network, Tempe Community Action Agency and Arouet Foundation. […]
January 14, 2019

Turning the Corner

As central Phoenix rapidly grows, this interactive story map is a research tool to document and assess the impact of change in neighborhoods along transit corridors. It provides data that can be used by city planners, government officials, corporate leaders, philanthropy, community nonprofits and neighborhood advocates to better acknowledge shifting […]