"The ILI exists out of a desire to see better, innovative and sustainable progress made in efforts to improve the lives of low-wealth individuals and families and their communities"
"ILI supports the field of community development by deploying service providers from diverse professions, expertise and experiences, committed to the building of economically and socially healthier communities..."
"ILI appropriately and efficiently links local stakeholders in low-wealth communities with well-matched professionals and practitioners from across the career spectrum to assist stakeholders overcome pressing issues facing communities..."
"Reinvigorating the nation’s half century-old community development movement, which today needs to renew both its existing infrastructures and its supply of skilled local and regional talent to more effectively address critical issues facing low-income communities..."
"ILI provides a positive impact to urban, suburban and rural communities through Capacity Building, Community Development Field Building, and Local Talent Development for Community Stability."