Get stuff out of your house and into the hands of folks who can use it at the City of East Lansing's annual recycling event. You can also volunteer, for a great chance to serve your community and the environment. ELi's Cassandra Heos tells you how.
Edgewood Village Scholars Director Jonathan Rosewood has a simple message for participating students: "If you stay in the program and you finish, you're going to school.” ELi's Ann Kammerer has the story.
The Lansing Area Community Trust has awarded ELi a $3600 grant to support our Summer Youth Journalism Program! Applications for the program are now being accepted from people in the 14-22 year age group.
As we come to the end of our third fiscal year, East Lansing now has what we think no other community in America does: a fully-functional, sustainable, nonpartisan, nonprofit, citizen-reported public news service.
The rough weather didn't stop hundreds of people from coming out to ELPD's first Open House. Visitors met officers and police dog Quinn, checked out police equipment, and learned how to be safer at home, on bikes, and with car seats.
At Council last night, in light of national events, the mayor reminded the community of the City's civil rights policy, and various long-serving members of the community were recognized for their service.
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.
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.