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Local leaders launch innovative program to spur startup businesses and renovate commercial districts in neighborhoods near downtown
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Local leaders launch innovative program to spur startup businesses and renovate commercial districts in neighborhoods near downtown

This pilot project is intended to lay the groundwork for larger initiatives.

LISC wins $2.5 million from CDFI Fund to drive businesses, jobs, food in distressed areas
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LISC wins $2.5 million from CDFI Fund to drive businesses, jobs, food in distressed areas

LISC will seed a new small business development fund and spur healthy food-related enterprises.

Milwaukee Neighborhood Innovators Win Top Honors
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Milwaukee Neighborhood Innovators Win Top Honors

Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) Recognizes 2017 winners at annual gala

People’s Choice Award Encourages the Public to Vote For Milwaukee Improvement Projects and Leaders
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People’s Choice Award Encourages the Public to Vote For Milwaukee Improvement Projects and Leaders

Awards Recognize Innovative Projects Improving Milwaukee Neighborhoods

15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhood
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15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhood

“Unsung Heroes” Selected as Finalists for the 2017 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI)

ACRE Welcomes New Class of Minority Leaders for Successful Futures in Real Estate Development
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ACRE Welcomes New Class of Minority Leaders for Successful Futures in Real Estate Development

Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) aims to change the face of development in Milwaukee

Now Accepting Nominations for the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI)
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Now Accepting Nominations for the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI)

18th Annual Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) sponsored by US Bank and LISC Milwaukee, recognize outstanding community development efforts. Nominations due October 21, 2016

Associates in Commercial Real Estate Program Accepting Applications for the 2016-2017 Class To Start in September
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Associates in Commercial Real Estate Program Accepting Applications for the 2016-2017 Class To Start in September

The goal of the Associates in Commercial Real Estate Program is to expand minority representation in the commercial real estate fields of development, property management, and construction management.

Minority students write new chapter in city development through Real Estate
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Minority students write new chapter in city development through Real Estate

Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) students become graduates

Riverworks City Center touted as catalyst for Harambee commercial corridor
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Riverworks City Center touted as catalyst for Harambee commercial corridor

Dubbed Riverworks City Center, the new project will house several important community programs, in addition to a Family Dollar Store and other small retail.

Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) Announces 2016 Winners Improving Milwaukee Neighborhoods
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Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) Announces 2016 Winners Improving Milwaukee Neighborhoods

Amani Neighborhood Soars with Recognitions in Three Award Categories

People’s Choice Award Encourages the Public to Vote For Milwaukee Improvement Projects and Leaders
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People’s Choice Award Encourages the Public to Vote For Milwaukee Improvement Projects and Leaders

Awards Recognize Innovative Projects Improving Milwaukee Neighborhoods

LISC Milwaukee Announces Hire of New Lender and Real Estate Program Officer, Renata Bitoy Bunger
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LISC Milwaukee Announces Hire of New Lender and Real Estate Program Officer, Renata Bitoy Bunger

Renata has extensive experience in business development, real estate and lending.

15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhoods
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15 Named for Improving Central City Neighborhoods

“Unsung Heroes” Selected as Finalists for the 2016 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation

ACRE Welcomes Minority Leaders for Futures in Real Estate Development, Property Management, and Construction
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ACRE Welcomes Minority Leaders for Futures in Real Estate Development, Property Management, and Construction

Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) Announces New Class of 20 Students

Nominations Are Now Open For Annual Community Development Awards
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Nominations Are Now Open For Annual Community Development Awards

17th Annual Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) recognize outstanding community development efforts. Nominations due October 19, 2015.

LISC Selects Laura Bray as New Executive Director
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LISC Selects Laura Bray as New Executive Director

Bray Brings Successes From Menomonee Valley to Broader Milwaukee Development

LISC Milwaukee to Conduct Search for New Executive Director
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LISC Milwaukee to Conduct Search for New Executive Director

Long-time executive director moves on to new endeavors

Vote for the MANDI People’s Choice Award

Vote for the MANDI People’s Choice Award

The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation highlight unsung heroes working hard to revitalize Milwaukee’s urban neighborhoods. The Wells Fargo People’s Choice Award is a new award category, and you can help choose the winner! The three groups that get the most votes will each receive $1,000. Voting ends April 14th.

The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) launch a Social Media Voting Campaign to Increase Interest in and Knowledge of Central City Projects
Washington Park Neighborhood and MPD Awarded National MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Award
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Washington Park Neighborhood and MPD Awarded National MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Award

Mobilizing Residents/Partnerships leads to improved neighborhood safety

Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) Are Fast Approaching!
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Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) Are Fast Approaching!

For 15 years, the MANDIs have recognized the “unsung heroes” working hard to revitalize our central city neighborhoods.