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!
Our last meeting of the year takes place on December 5! We look forward to seeing you there. Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013 Time: Meal begins at 6:30 p.m., Meeting from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: St. Christine’s Soup Kitchen, 15317 Dacosta St, Detroit, MI 48223 (directions) Bring a dish to pass, a hearty appetite, and […]
This article is from the December 2013 neighborhood newsletter of Neighbors Building Brightmoor. View our newsletter archive here. While the abandonment of houses in Detroit and all its negative results have been horrible and very problematic, we have seen some positive side effects recently. In the last year NBB members have been buying houses that are totally […]
In its series on Brightmoor, Model D Media profiled Brightmoor’s Kid’s Corner Art Club and its founder, Katharina Walsh. Model D Media’s Matthew Lewis wrote, A simple thing like a free art club for neighborhood kids has done wonders to help build community in Brightmoor. A place where kids can get to know each other […]