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An active community network making Lawrence a great place to live, work, and play. See our vision for vibrant and empowered neighborhoods.

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Programs & Services

Programs & Services

We take an asset-based, holistic, and multi-generational approach to empowering families.
LCW's programs are designed BY and FOR Lawrence residents. Find what you need today.

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How to Help

How to Help

Building a network means building meaningful connections. There are so many ways to lend a hand, no matter what you like to do. Become an LCW volunteer and we'll find the best fit for you!

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Strong People | Strong Place | Strong Systems: we strive to achieve positive change in the systems that impact our communities, with and for the people who live in Lawrence, grounded in the place itself.

“Lawrence CommunityWorks has a deep understanding of the community and as a result operates high-quality, responsive programs and projects that are meeting the needs of the community. It is viewed as a place of hope, unity, and collective power.”

$ 175 M invested by LCW and our members in Lawrence homes, neighborhoods, businesses, and education
600 + people placed in jobs since 2014
95 % of Movement City youth members graduate from high school