Chris Hosey, Xochitl Kwasnik, Rylie McClean, Noor Pawar, Anaiis Rios-Kasoga, Sophia Strasburg, and Ashleigh Weiszbrod participated in our intro program, while Kepler Domurat-Sousa, Adham Fattah, Noa Kuszai, Mara Logan, and Somer Sodeman completed the advanced course.
The deadline is approaching for area youth (ages 15-22) to apply for ELi's Summer Youth Journalism Program. The two-week intensive provides great training and $250 to each participant. We have a couple of spots left.
How much has ELi spent in 2019? What did we spend it on, how much do we have left in the bank, and what did we produce? Publisher Alice Dreger brings you another in our ongoing series of ELi budgetary transparency reports.
Transparency is nonpartisan: people of all political affiliations – unless they have a personal interest that disincentivizes them – want transparency from their governments. ELi Publisher Alice Dreger wonders if ELi should shift its reporting focus and just trust that City leaders are making good decisions?
The benefits of the City Clerk's new approach to Freedom of Information Act requests are big for the public, including for East Lansing Info as your public service local news source. Our Publisher explains.