The Call: Detroit Summer 2012

12 April

 

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Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 3:52pm

 

Yes it is election year, but for some folks, what's even more significant is the "calling" home of Detroit Summer Alumni and friends.

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It is Not Halftime in Detroit. It is a Whole New Ball Game.

4 March

 

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 3:07pm

 

People are out of work. They're hurting. And they're all wondering what they're going to do to make a comeback. And we're all scared because this isn't a game. The people of Detroit know a little something about this. They almost lost everything.

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Letters: Community is Key to Stemming the Violence

5 February

Photo: Becca Williams/www.shetroit.com

 

 

Sunday, February 5, 2012 - 12:09pm

 

Last week in the LSJ, Ron Scott of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, commented on a story written in the Fress Press, last November [Read More]

Beautiful!

4 February

 

 

Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 11:38am

 

From Wired:

Nasa has released this incredible high-res image of the Earth, taken by the recently launched Earth-observing satellite, Suomi NPP.

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Detroit4Detroit Hits Town

31 January

 

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 12:21pm

 

DC-based non-profit Citizen Effect has opened in Detroit to help people support causes they believe in by utilizing their platform which leverages social media and networks. Detroit4Detroit is looking to recruit 150 micro-fundraisers who will raise money for area nonprofits.

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The Gentrifier's Blues and Other Urban Tales

24 January

 

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 10:54am

 

Patrick Geans-Ali's thoughtful post in HuffPo Detroit raises interesting questions regarding the issue of gentrification, the role of newcomers to the city and the need to work together to create economic opportunity for everyone.

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Citibank Halts 1515 Broadway Foreclosure and Eviction!

24 January

Our independent community performance and meeting space

 

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 11:40am

 

In a stunning reversal, Citibank has, with only days remaining before a court deadline, halted foreclosure proceedings against Chris Jaszczak and 1515 Broadway, cancelled the imminent eviction of Chris and his son (who live above the space) and agreed to modify the little theater's mortgage.

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Miracle on Mt. Elliott-The Fierce Urgency of Now

22 January

 

 

Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 8:50pm

 

I returned home the other night, troubled, dazed, and in disbelief. Yet another one of those miracle moments.

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Save 1515 Broadway

4 March

 

 

Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 3:06pm

 

Chris Jaszczak is no stranger to being under fire. As a young Marine from Detroit in 1968, he was in the middle of one of the most intense and prolonged battles of the VietNam war at Khe Sanh.

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Shocks, Hit Men and the Future of Detroit

4 March

 

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 3:04pm

 

Are you in the market for a firehouse, a library or even a city hall? It seems that Pontiac is holding the mother of all "Going Out of Business" sales.

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