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The Voices of Detroit: Neighborhood Rising Summit

ARISE Detroit! is a coalition of community groups primary focused on improving the neighborhoods of the City of Detroit, including volunteers from the El Moore in Midtown. According to Luther Keith, Executive Director of ARISE Detroit!, the goal of the organization is to unite the entire volunteer efforts of our Detroit community, including nonprofit organizations, churches, schools, […]

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The Greenhouse – Using Our Past to Build Our Future (podcast)

This episode of our podcast series Stories of the El Moore shares the stories about the new Greenhouse building at the El Moore project in Detroit.  It is part of a larger project to explore the nature of sustainable urban living centered on an 1898 abandoned apartment building in a small neighborhood in Detroit.  It describes

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Marilyn Sundstrom tells how the North Cass Community Garden grew

When Marilyn Sundstrom was first presented with the idea for a community garden across the street from her home on Second Avenue, she wasn’t exactly confident this was something that could work. In fact, let’s just say she wasn’t confident at all. “It was sort of interesting; Sue Mosey approached me one day – I’ve

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