Meet AmeriCorps Member Kelly Dean

Kelly Dean and her husband are long-term East Toledo residents. They reside and raised their children in the same East Toledo neighborhood they met in over 25 years ago. She is proud to be able to serve with her neighbors to facilitate positive change in that community. Kelly is excited that she is in her second term as a LISC...

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Interested in Serving as a LISC AmeriCorps Member?

Jul 29, 16 Interested in Serving as a LISC AmeriCorps Member?

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LISC recently celebrated the graduation of our 15-16 AmeriCorps members! Members worked with over 1,300 volunteers who provided over 6,500 volunteer hours. This translates into clean-ups; art, welcoming, and sustainability engagement; youth and resident empowerment; and much more. Partner sites are now recruiting for the 16-17...

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Meet AmeriCorps Member Kim Sanchez!

May 31, 16 Meet AmeriCorps Member Kim Sanchez!

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Kim Sanchez has become a master of creative placemaking. Kim is a Photographer and Videographer whose work aims to connect people and tell a story. As a returning AmeriCorps member, she also engages residents in telling their own stories. Kim is taking a lead role on an innovative project funded by the Kresge Foundation and LISC....

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A Winning Formula = The Arts + Small Businesses + The Ohio Theatre & Event Center

The first annual Glass City Film Festival (GCFF) kicking off today (May 19-21) is the perfect 2015-2016 season wrap-up for the historic Ohio Theatre and Event Center. The Ohio Theatre has experienced record attendance from a diverse audience during the 2015-2016 season, which focused on providing access to original arts...

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LISC AmeriCorps Member – Lindsay Akens

Apr 04, 16 LISC AmeriCorps Member – Lindsay Akens

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Meet LISC AmeriCorps Member Lindsay Akens!     Lindsay is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she studied Fine Arts, and of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she received a Master of Public Affairs. Lindsay serves as an AmeriCorps Member with The Arts Commission and is facilitating resident...

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MARCHing Toward Cultural Competence!

Mar 21, 16 MARCHing Toward Cultural Competence!

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Since its inception, Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (TLC) has been asking what makes our community welcoming to immigrants and refugees and what can we do to be even more inclusive of our increasingly diverse population. We have heard from residents and leaders, and while more predictable responses like jobs, safety, and language...

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