Category Archives: Urban revitalization

Social + environmental justice in LA

How can solar power serve marginalized communities? 

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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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Detroit: Beyond Bankruptcy

Last week, we shared Praxia Partners’ Joe Recchie’s innovative plan for Detroit’s water and sewer system: transfer ownership to an entity that benefits the city.

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An innovative plan to support Detroit’s recovery

While Detroit struggles with the effects of its bankruptcy, leading thinkers gathered at Wayne State University to discuss solutions. The conference, Detroit Bankruptcy & Beyond: Organizing for Change in Distressed Cities, was held last week, and Praxia Partners’ founder and … Continue reading

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Detroit Bankruptcy and Beyond: Organizing for Change in Distressed Cities

Praxia Partners’ founder Joe Recchie was invited to present at the upcoming Detroit Bankruptcy and Beyond: Organizing for Change in Distressed Cities conference. He’ll join experts, policymakers, community organizers, and researchers from across the nation to look at the fiscal health of modern American cities.

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A year of growth at Sweet Water Foundation

Sweet Water Foundation, the first partner in our Bridge Program, is wrapping up a year of growth and evolution and looking forward to fresh successes in 2013. We congratulate every volunteer, donor, staff member, educator, student, and visitor who supports Sweet Water! The achievements … Continue reading

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