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On The Ground Ypsi panel on the future of Ypsilanti

For those of you who weren’t able to trudge across the frozen tundra to attend last night’s On The Ground Ypsi panel on the future of Ypsilanti, where former State Representative David Rutledge asked questions of Lynne Settles, Bryan Foley, Decky Alexander, and me, I thought that I’d share the video. Here’s hoping, if you […]

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Reflecting on the first five months of On The Ground Ypsi, and the future of this little city of ours

[Ypsi community activist and Southside resident Bryan Foley, seen here in a photo by Doug Coombe taken at Parkridge Community Center, will be on a December 15 panel hosted by On The Ground Ypsilanti about “Ypsi’s rich past, and visions for a vibrant future.”] Earlier this year, the folks at Issues Media Group, having identified […]

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The lowdown on Ypsi’s B.Side

Over the past week or so, I’ve been exchanging emails with Eastern Michigan University’s Jessica “Decky” Alexander about a youth entrepreneurship program called B.Side, that’s run through the university’s Office of Academic Service-Learning. Here, for those of you interested in entrepreneurship, local job creation and local opportunities for young people, is our mini-interview. MARK: So, […]

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