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.

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

Our Stories

January 16, 2020

LISC Phoenix Job Opening: Assistant Program Officer

This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on innovative community development initiatives that are addressing housing affordability, equitable economic development, income inequality and racial equity in metro-Phoenix. The Assistant Program Officer will build strong program management skills while providing support to program staff on key initiatives. In addition, the […]
January 9, 2020

NFL/LISC Grassroots Program and Arizona Cardinals Grant $250,000 to Install a New Synthetic Turf Football Field at Tempe High School

Award is part of $3 million in new grants to athletic fields nationwide (Thursday, January 9, 2020) – The Tempe Union High School District has been granted $250,000 by the Arizona Cardinals through the National Football League (NFL) Foundation Grassroots Program to install a synthetic turf football field at Tempe […]
November 22, 2019

Video: Affordable Housing Fund

Featuring 2019 Exemplary Partner Arizona Community Foundation and 2019 Exemplary Project FSL’s the Marist on Cathedral Square

Video

November 22, 2019

Video: Affordable Housing Fund

Featuring 2019 Exemplary Partner Arizona Community Foundation and 2019 Exemplary Project FSL’s the Marist on Cathedral Square
October 31, 2018

2018 Exemplary Project: Coffelt-Lamoreaux Homes HIA

Before the Housing Authority of Maricopa County moved forward with the redevelopment of the oldest affordable housing community in their stock, they commissioned a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to understand the impact of their decisions. The Coffelt-Lamoreaux Public Housing Redevelopment HIA analyzed data and gathered interviews to understand the experiences […]
October 31, 2018

2018 Exemplary Partner: WESCAP

When William Spreitzer founded WESCAP Investments, Inc. in 1980, affordable housing wasn’t on his radar. But since working with the city of Flagstaff in 1995 on an affordable living project, WESCAP has become a leading force for affordable housing completing 25 developments in Arizona and 10 more in the Midwest. […]

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