Toledo Financial Opportunity Center Network Newsletter  is a quarterly e-newsletter highlighting the work of local FOCs and community partners dedicated to helping families and individuals achieve and sustain financial stability.

 Current Issues

Volume 1, Number 4:  December 2014
  • Building Capacity to Expand Opportunity
  • Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Launches “Avoiding the Debt Trap” video series
  • Coaches Corner:  Regina Richardson
Volume 1, Number 3:  September 2014
  • Coaching for Homeownership
  • Toledo-Lucas County Public Library:  Spending Smarter, Living Better
  • Coaches Corner:  Tisha Carroll

Past Issues

Volume 1, Number 2:  June 2014
  • Employer Sponsored Small Dollar Loans: A new weapon in Toledo’s battle against predatory lenders
  • Financial Coaching:  A Career in Asset Building
  • Coaches Corner:  Shaulonda Jones
Volume 1, Number 1:  March 2014
  • Toledo FOC Network Launches Twin Accounts
  • Lucas County Land Bank & Fair Housing Center Roof Replacement Program Aims to Build More than Just Homes
  • Coaches Corner:  Michelle Gorsuch

LISC Links is a quarterly e-newsletter of Local Initiatives Support Corporation. It features recent LISC news, events, case studies, publications, and achievements, as well as internal news and future goals. Current and previous issues are available to view online.

Archived Issues


Volume 1, Issue 2: Winter 2012
  • Happy Holidays from LISC! (Holiday video message)
  • A tax credit links communities to growth
  • ‘Choice Neighborhoods’ stokes renewal
  • A community development approach to disaster recovery
  • In the News: LISC CEO comments on NYTimes editorial; Indy LISC director Bill Taft on what it takes to lead and succeed in neighborhood redevelopment; In Milwaukee, LISC steps up where other lenders back off
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Volume 1, Issue 1: Fall 2012
  • The path to rejuvenation (Message from Michael Rubinger)
  • A job is just the start
  • Loans that work
  • Enhancing tax credit legislation is vital
  • In the News: In some places, mail carriers know best; Bridging the gap between two neighborhoods; In one city, signing up for internet becomes a civic cause
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