Monthly Archives: May 2014

This week in community development: 5/30/14

Every week, Praxia Partners shares important community-building news. This week, we have a special edition of the weekly news round-up that focuses on the mortgage crisis and strategies communities are taking to recover in the wake of the mortgage and foreclosure … Continue reading

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What are micro-grids?

Decentralized micro-grid solar power could be the ideal solution for rural communities that lack electricity.

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This week in community development: 5/23/14

Every week, Praxia Partners shares important community-building news. Check out what we’ve been reading this week.

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What is climate justice?

Climate change affects different groups of people unequally. Climate justice is an attempt to alleviate this inequity.

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This week in community development: 5/16/14

Every week, Praxia Partners shares important community-building news. Check out what we’ve been reading this week.

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The Sweet Water Foundation welcomes Danny Glover

Recently, the Sweet Water Foundation welcomed actor Danny Glover. Find out why he was so impressed by their work. 

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This week in community development: 5/9/14

Every week, Praxia Partners shares important community-building news. This week, we have a special edition of the weekly news round-up that focuses on the mortgage crisis and the state of homeownership in the wake of the foreclosure crisis.

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Op-ed: Privatize Detroit water for the public’s benefit

Praxia Partners’ founder, Joe Recchie, and Peter Hammer, director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University, recently published an op-ed about an innovative idea to strengthen Detroit: privatize its powerful water and sewer department.

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Community-building at Framingham Village

Praxia Partners’ initiative, Community Building Partners, was integral to the development of Framingham Village. Framingham– tucked into North East Columbus– combines high-quality affordable family housing and single-family homes to break down barriers to African-American homeownership.

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