The American Prospect: Death and Life in Detroit: Neighborhood groups are bringing the blighted city back, one block at a time. Will City Hall stand in their way?
Neighbors Building Brighmoor began through the creation of the Brightmoor Youth Garden in 2006. Started by Sheila Hoerauf and Riet Schumack as a strategy to fight blight, drug trafficking and prostitution on Grayfield and to provide a healthy space for local children, it evolved into a youth market garden starting in 2007 and 2008. This […]
Neighbors Building Brightmoor appreciates your support in continuing our community revitalization. We appreciate any donation of time or money to assist our youth development, blight reduction, public art, and urban gardening programs among others. If you’d like to volunteer, please include your information and times you’d be available here: We are also looking for donations […]
Every Friday Night from 6-10 p.m., join other Brightmoor teenagers for fun, games, food, music and more! For more information, call 313-68-SHINE!
This year the garden next to 14910 Lamphere is being primarily tended by neighborhood youth ages 6-14 and their adult helpers who belong to the Youth Growing Detroit program run by Keep Growing Detroit. It is a profit sharing garden where youth receive money earned through the sale of their fruits and vegetables in co-operation […]
Don’t let the weather fool you — spring is not far away, and our biggest opportunities for volunteers for neighborhood cleanups, community gardens, and boarding up houses are just around the corner! Make sure to attend Thursday’s meeting to make sure you have the help you need in your part of Brightmoor! The meeting will […]
District One’s City Councilman James Tate has announced that he will begin hosting District One residents for coffee and conversation about issues relative to city council in Brightmoor on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Here’s the information to meet with Councilman Tate: When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month Time: 11 […]