The Peoples Church and the Planning Commission seemed generally chilly, the Downtown Development Authority mostly warmer, and City Council decidedly mixed in reaction to the Royal Vlahakis redevelopment proposal this week. What was asked and said?
A fake story of young women being abducted near MSU by “six Arabic men” is circulating around town. ELPD says it is not true, community leaders are calling it harmful, and a law professor spoke to ELi about the context for this kind of messaging.
Upwards of five hundred people gathered at East Lansing’s Congregation Shaarey Zedek last night to support the Jewish community in the wake of Saturday’s massacre of eleven people at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
In response to Saturday's massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue, East Lansing's Congregation Shaarey Zedek will hold a prayer service this Thursday evening. Community members are invited to attend. Ann Nichols reports.
What does a nine-year-old heading into the fifth grade at Marble have in common with the owner of a local yarn store? Both felt the need to do something to help refugee children separated from their parents. ELi's Ann Nichols has the story.
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.
The Interfaith Clergy Association of Greater Lansing includes representatives of several faith traditions and provides an opportunity for its members to support and teach each other as well as reaching out to support peace and tolerance in the community.