Monthly Archives: October 2014

Light the night: community-owned solar street lamps in Detroit

When Highland Park’s street lights were repossessed, community members took action. Find out how a grassroots group plans to use solar power to make their streets safer.

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When banks neglect foreclosed homes, entire neighborhoods suffer

Cleveland is the latest city to allege that Bank of America is neglecting foreclosed properties in mostly Latino and African American neighborhoods, while maintaining properties in white neighborhoods. What is the effect on communities of this inequity?

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