This LISC white paper examines emerging strategies that connect industrial district revitalization to local workforce efforts and how investments in industrial districts can fuel programs designed to train low-income residents and ensure they access local jobs. The paper takes a close look at how this plays out in the field with two case studies fr [...]
Culture, Collaboration & Capital: Leveraging Procurement for Economic Equity explores how the public sector, specifically local government, can promote equity through its procurement practices.
Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its KIDS COUNT Data Book, a resource that gathers information on various factors affecting the well-being of children in the United States. The report is accompanied by a data center that allows users to view data on trends in their states as well as nationwide.
Read our Letter from the Editor to learn how CDFIS are supporting entrepreneurs of color, and why it is so important for the industry.
Learn more about the unique roles that CDFIs play in supporting minority entrepreneurs in overcoming roadblocks.
Read this report from LISC Boston to learn how its Impact Lending program successfully helped several diverse entrepreneurs grow their small businesses and access procurement contracts.