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Equitable TOD in Salem and Beyond

In an op-ed in today's Salem News, LISC Boston Executive Director Bob Van Meter discusses the importance of equitable transit-oriented development, illustrated by our first Equitable TOD Accelerator Fund project to enter the construction phase: the Congress Street Residences in Salem, MA, owned by our partners at North Shore Community Developmenn Coalition. Read the full article here.

 

ICYMI: July 2016 Newsletter

The July issue of our newsletter just hit the ether, with stories about our new national CEO, our partnership with Bank of America, major grants from the state and National LISC, our ArtPlace America application, and more.  Check it out here.

   

Gentrification and Comprehensive Community Development

Noble Ingram is a Communications Intern with LISC Boston. He studied English and Urban Studies at Vassar College and graduated in May. This summer, he will be writing regular blog posts on his experiences with LISC.

Gentrification and Comprehensive Community Development

by Noble Ingram, LISC Boston Communications Intern

It was a hot summer morning and Hibernian Hall’s auditorium was crowded. Every table was surrounded by representatives from more than 30 community-based organizations in Boston. A platter of fruit sat at the front, but it went mostly untouched. This event wasn’t simply for friendly conversation over breakfast. This was a forum—co-hosted by LISC Boston and the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC)—intended to provoke thought about and generate solutions to an undeniable force in the city: gentrification.

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Boston LISC Staff Blog

Boston LISC Staff members share their perspective on LISC's work, the community development world. and many other topics.

Better Buildings Challenge Better Buildings Challenge Last week, LISC Boston convened 20 affordable housing owners enrolled in the Green Retrofit Initiative (GRI) acr...
Joe Kriesberg Receives Community Service Award Last night, I had the pleasure and honor of presenting Joe Kriesberg, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Association...
Better Buildings Challenge Kickoff at Powdermill Village Better Buildings Challenge Kickoff at Powdermill Village Michael Davis - December 8, 2014  Yesterday Peabody Properties held a tour of their energy retrofit project at Po...
Highlights from LISC/Bank of America’s Forum on Greening Affordable Housing Highlights from LISC/Bank of America’s Forum on Greening Affordable Housing On October 3rd LISC and Bank of America hosted a forum in Boston on “Greening Affordable Housing” that was...
“El Barrio Tours” Screening - Rebecca Schofield On Monday, August 18th, a group of over 60 Boston area residents came together to watch “El Barrio Tours: Gentrifi...
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