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In practice

Do you need a blueprint for how to write and organize a quality-of-life plan? Are you wondering how to tackle issues of public safety in the community?  You don’t have to start from scratch.

We've incorporated a rich body of information from within and outside the LISC network for case studies, templates and other tools to help practitioners launch, expand and strengthen their work. You can find our complete library of resources, in addition to those featured below,  by following the link at the bottom of this page.


Featured Resources

This publication explains the benefits of community schools, provides examples of policies that support them, and gives readers the resources and tools to be effective advocates for creating and supporting community schools.

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The Municipal Policy Blueprint from Prosperity Now offers a guide for advocates and policymakers on the specific set of actions they can take to spread the benefits of cities more equitably.

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Read this guide from the National League of Cities for recommendations aimed at answering the question, “What can we do as city leaders to increase economic mobility and opportunity for our residents in order to enrich and strengthen our communities?”

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Read this issue from the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations on "Art Equity and Place" to learn how to create healthy, happy and well-being neighborhoods with art.

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Browse through LISC's extensive archives to find the resources you need. Our library includes new resources and those that have been published and compiled over the years. 

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