News

News

Too often people hear the “bad news” about our central city. The city of Phoenix is filled with assets and opportunities and people who really care. LISC strives to illuminate these stories and to challenge misperceptions of our central city neighborhoods.

In this section you will find a variety of resources aimed at raising the voices and stories of people working every day to make their neighborhood a great place to live, work, play, and grow.

Connect with us on Twitter @LISC_Phx to stay connected

Also, check out our National office’s Online Resource Library

Our Stories

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 27, 2018

2017 Annual Report

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 […]

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November 1, 2017

2017 LISC Phoenix Exemplary Project Mountain Park Health Center Tempe Clinic

November 1, 2017

2017 LISC Phoenix Exemplary Partner Nordstrom Bank

November 1, 2017

2017 LISC Phoenix Exemplary Collaborative Phoenix Indian School Visitor Center

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