LURN is composed of a group of passionate professionals dedicated to supporting sustainable communities by developing solutions to fight poverty, build sustainable economies and resilient communities.
We promote and build places that meet the diverse needs of residents, are sensitive to the environment, and contribute to healthy living and opportunity. LURN believes that urban planning and community economic development strategies need to be re-mixed with fresh thinking and a little fearlessness. The fact is that the gap between the rich and the poor is only growing, low-income communities in urban areas are severely lacking investments and resources, and the systems in which we operate are often part of the problem. LURN strives to think freely, act with purpose, and seek results that improve the quality of life of people.
LURN is a community development organization that implements its work through three different divisions.
purpose-driven innovation lab that focuses on developing solutions for real issues
purpose-driven innovation lab that focuses on developing solutions for real issuesRead More
access to capital for workers, innovative entrepreneurs and committed individuals
access to capital for workers, innovative entrepreneurs and committed individualsRead More
in-house consulting team that is dedicated to fighting poverty and building economies
in-house consulting team that is dedicated to fighting poverty and building economiesRead More
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