Community

Interfaith Communities Hold Prayer Vigil with Refugees

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Several hundred gathered yesterday for a prayer vigil at East Lansing's Islamic Center. The vigil was "designed as an event where community members who are not refugees could come together and be in solidarity with refugees in the community." Chris Root reports.

School Board Seeks to Protect Immigrant Students

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The School Board voted unanimously last night to protect students regardless of their immigration status, including by protecting them from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to the extent legally possible.

Why I Support ELi

Thursday, January 26, 2017

"That was when I discovered East Lansing Info. I don’t remember the exact phrase I typed into Google to search for School Board meeting minutes, but what I found in ELi was a straightforward summary, clear and to the point. By the time we were moved into the new house I was a loyal ELi reader."

Why I support ELi

Thursday, January 19, 2017

"Some days it is uncomfortable to be covering issues with which I am also deeply concerned – and it may have lost me some friends – but deep down, I feel this is why journalism started and is, in its purest form, why journalism still matters." ELi's Schools reporter Karessa Wheeler explains what ELi means to her.

ELFCO to Sell Building, Consider Future Relocation

Monday, January 9, 2017

The members of the East Lansing Food Coop (ELFCO) voted yesterday to sell their property on Northwind Drive. The coop may move to a new location in Lansing. Karessa Wheeler reports.

Snow and Ice Reminders and Tips

Monday, December 12, 2016

Now seems like a good time to provide some reminders and tips from ELi about snow and ice management for East Lansing residents.

Islamic Community Members’ Concerns Rise Post-Election

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

In the face of increased threats against East Lansing's Muslim community, Islamic Center spokesman Thasin Sardar is grateful for community support and says “this is the time for all of us to be holding hands together.”

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