Community

Funding Sought for Bailey Park Fixes

Friday, March 23, 2018

The Bailey Community Association has been working with City staff to design a new plan for Bailey Park. Now they are working on getting funding in place. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Diversity Festival Draws Large Crowd

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Responding to the local appearance of a white nationalist group, hundreds of area residents gathered yesterday for a Celebration of Diversity Festival at All Saints Episcopal Church. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

City of East Lansing Formally Apologizes for Racist History

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

At last night's meeting, City Council formally apologized for East Lansing's history of racist housing practices and resolved to start a community dialogue. It all started with one ELHS freshman. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Local Organizations Address Hunger in East Lansing Schools

Monday, February 19, 2018

Hundreds of families in East Lansing include children who would go hungry without assistance. ELi's John Paul Roboski reports on the Backpack Program, which seeks to address this need via the public schools.

City Staff Detail Uses and Costs of Hannah Center

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Hannah Community Center is on the list of possible budget cuts for Council's consideration. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on the history of the center, what it provides and costs, and what closing it would mean.

Why I Report For ELi

Thursday, January 18, 2018

"Chances are, you’ll find the reporter who wrote a preview piece on the Great Lakes Folk Festival at that very same festival – roaming the streets the next day. There’s no separation between the press and the community. It wouldn’t be out of the ordinary for the reporter who broke the news on the results of a Board of Education vote, to be in the drop-off line of a local elementary school the next day."

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