LMTIF Launches LISC NYC’s Communities for Healthy Food NYC

Denise Scott of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Rick Luftglass of the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund co-authored “Improving Neighborhood Nutrition Requires More Than Food,” an op-ed piece for City Limits. The article announces the implementation of LISC NYC’s Communities for Healthy Food NYCprogram. This new initiative will integrate access to healthy and affordable food into LISC NYC’s comprehensive community development efforts, which include affordable housing, economic development, education, health, community safety and jobs. LISC NYC’s partners will include New Settlement Apartments in Mt. Eden, Bronx; Northeast Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn; Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn; and West Harlem Group Assistance in Harlem.  To read the full article, click here.