Church of the Messiah’s Pastor Barry Randolph takes us on a tour of the Islandview neighborhood.
Join One Detroit and American Black Journal for a Solutions Roadshow at the Church of the Messiah in Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood.
In this Islandview update, One Detroit producer Bill Kubota, talks with MACC Development’s Ezekiel Harris about the recent power surges that have rendered 5 of the washing machines at the local cafe / laundromat unusable and what they’re trying to do to address the problem
In this special One Detroit report, residents in Detroit’s Islandview community talk candidly about one of their biggest concerns in the city — violence — at their annual State of the Hood meeting.
A Detroit coffee shop / laundromat in the Islandview neighborhood is named one of the recipients of Design Core Detroit’s Commerce Design Awards.
Islandview is a neighborhood on the verge of big change, especially when it comes to housing. Longtime residents are wary of being pushed out by high rents and new development. Joe Ventimiglia is trying a different developmental model. One Detroit Associate Producer has the story.
Matthew Desmond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Evicted: Poverty And Profit In The American City, revealed the city of Warren has one of the highest rates of court-ordered evictions in the nation. In this report from a WDET-FM community book discussion in Warren, Stephen talks with the audience about the reasons — and answers — for housing insecurity and poverty in Macomb County and the region.
The One Detroit team first met Pastor Barry Randolph during a community meeting facilitated by CDAD (Community Development Advocates of Detroit) at the Church of the Messiah in Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood where community members talked about issues critical to revitalization and development of the neighborhood.
7/26/18: Engler Testifies Before Congress / Lack of Detroit Hotels / Calley & Schuette / Silence the Violence
MSU Interim President John Engler testified before a Congressional subcommittee about the changes MSU has put in place to protect amateur athletes following the Larry Nassar abuse scandal. The MiWeek roundtable analyzes what Engler had to say and whether the changes at the University are enough. Plus, the NCAA says the main reason Detroit lost the bid for future men’s basketball Final Four games was because the city’s hotels did not have the capacity to house each of the four teams in its own hotel. How does the lack of large hotels impact future bids for large events? And as the Michigan Primary draws near, Republican candidate for governor, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, is verbally attacking front-runner Atty. Gen. Bill Schuette about how little time he has actually spent on the job over the past eight years.
What does ‘neighboring’ look like in Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood? Christy McDonald reports.