Community

Recycle! East Lansing Set for Saturday, June 3

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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.

LACT Awards ELi Grant to Support Youth Journalism

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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.

ELi Fast Approaches 100 Reporters

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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.

Hundreds Attend First ELPD Open House

Monday, April 10, 2017

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.

East Lansing Has No Parks Named after Women

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Through a Freedom of Information Act request, ELi has confirmed that every named park in the City of East Lansing is named after a boy or man, including the two named this year.

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.

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