Examining mental health in communities of color. A profile on medical device company Wareologie. Plus, One Detroit’s AAPI Stories series.
Civic and Community Information
American Black Journal – Homelessness in Detroit, Ride for Equity, Detroit DJ Whodat
Examining the issues surrounding homelessness in Detroit. Black Leaders Detroit’s Ride for Equity. Plus, Detroit DJ Whodat heads to Movement.
Why the city is setting parks on fire
Detroit’s Riverside, Palmer and Rouge parks are being set on fire to improve the ecosystem and cut pollution.
When nature calls on Belle Isle, visitors struggle to find a bathroom
BridgeDetroit visited Belle Isle bathrooms across the park. Here’s what we found.
American Black Journal – Mental Health Awareness Month, The ALICE Report, Remembering Harry Belafonte
This year, “American Black Journal” is focusing on how mental health impacts communities of color, particularly African Americans.
Thousands more Detroit alleyways to get attention through 2024
The city budgeted $5.6 million in the upcoming 2023-24 fiscal year in hopes of clearing 1,000 alleys, which would leave around 1,500 alleys to be tended to next year.
Flint misses new deadline in long-overdue lead line replacement effort
Advocates say Flint has blown through a court-ordered May 1 deadline to figure out which residents are still dealing with potholed yards and sidewalks, after work crews excavated lead service lines and left a mess behind.
Another delay for Wayne County’s new Criminal Justice Complex
Once the five-building complex is handed over to Wayne County, officials will have six months to move in, or will be charged $500,000 per month by Rock Ventures.
One Detroit – Arab American National Museum, Climate Change, Shakespeare in Detroit, One Detroit Weekend
Dedicated to documenting and sharing Arab American stories, history and culture, the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan is the only museum of its kind in the United States.
Michigan automatic expungement: What convictions qualify, how to check
What to know about what happens now after Michigan became the latest state to employ an automatic expungement system designed to clear old criminal records without a court hearing.