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/ June 18, 2018 / Newswire

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has made a $3 million Program-Related Investment (PRI) in LISC that will support affordable housing, community facilities and small business development in the Jacksonville, Florida urban core and surrounding areas.

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Lindsay Li / May 24, 2018 / Newswire

On May 17, The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on “the Promise of Opportunity Zones.” Testimony was presented by Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), as well as John Lettieri, Co-founder and President of Economic Innovation Group...

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/ February 9, 2018 / Newswire

February 8, 2018—This week, OFN joins LISC in mourning the loss of a community development leader, Oramenta Newsome. Oramenta served as the executive director of LISC DC for nearly 25 years. LISC has authored a beautiful tribute,

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/ December 11, 2017 / Newswire

"A new white paper from LISC offers an overview and analysis of the CDFI industry and its trajectory of social impact investing.

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