After four decades working across the country, LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is putting down roots in Atlanta, and The Center for Working Families is one of the three recipients sharing the $270,000 grant. It will be LISC‘s 32nd local program and a vital step toward expanding its catalytic work throughout the South. The initial investment in Atlanta will open three Financial Opportunity Centers.
FOCs provide long-term financial and employment coaching, along with other tailored supportive services, to help people train for and find good jobs, raise their incomes, improve their credit and save for the future.
“Every community has talent” says LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones, “and we want to make sure every resident has access to opportunities to fully participate in the growing economy.” Let’s get started!