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Working within Common Core to introduce social justice and sustainability into the Ypsilanti public school curriculum

The Ypsilanti-based nonprofit Creative Change, which works with schools and universities around the country to develop sustainability and social justice curricula, just recently completed a project inside the Ypsi Public School system. As I was curious as to how things went, I reached out to Susan Santone, the founder of Creative Change, and asked if […]

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After three long years, the Ypsilanti community comes together to break ground on the new Rutherford Pool

As I’ve mentioned in the past, members of our community, over the past several years, have been working diligently to raise enough money to rebuild our City’s public pool, which was decommissioned in 2011, after 40 years of service. Well, yesterday, having successfully raised over $1 million, we officially broke ground. Congratulations to everyone who […]

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Keep Mike Eller off City Council…. tell your friends!

Yesterday, shortly after I announced that I’d be hosting a fundraiser for FLY Children’s Art Center at Woodruff’s on September 8, someone left a comment on the site, alerting me to the fact that the Katie Whitehouse, the director of FLY, had a Mike Eller sign in her front yard. “I can’t believe the head […]

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Eric Cantor tells U-M audience to pull themselves up by their bootstraps

I was doubtful that he’d show up, given that he backed out of an event at the University of Pennsylvania a few days, in hopes of avoiding those affected by the policies he champions, but it looks like Eric Cantor made his scheduled stop at the University of Michigan this afternoon as planned. The following […]

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LaHood announces over $200 million for Michigan rail projects… What does it mean?

A few days ago we discussed the fact that Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was scheduled to visit Michigan and make a big announcement concerning the funding of high-speed rail projects. Well, LaHood showed up as planned, and announced that a total of $2 billion in additional funding would be expended over the next several […]

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