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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United North receives HUD-approved housing counseling agency designation

Jan 31, 17 United North receives HUD-approved housing counseling agency designation

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development sponsors housing counseling agencies throughout the country that can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues.  Recently, United North’s ONE Village Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) joined the list HUD-approved housing counseling...

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Teaming Up for Toledo – October 27th!

Oct 26, 16 Teaming Up for Toledo – October 27th!

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Toledo LISC’s Spotlight on Community Development Fundraiser is right around the corner!  Please join us this Thursday, October 27th at 6pm at The Armory in the Fleetwood Building.   This year we’re shining the spotlight on neighborhood revitalization efforts happening in Toledo that spurred economic growth among...

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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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