Looking at the Detroit Charter Revisions

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Street Beat

Airs Sunday, November 30, 2011

This week on Street Beat, host Syma Chowdhry and the Community Correspondents look at housing and changing neighborhoods in the metro Detroit area.  

Up first, Jenice Mitchell Ford of the Detroit Charter Revision Commission discusses proposed changes to the city’s charter that will be voted on during the November 8th election.   www.2009dcrc.org

Then Community Correspondent Ken Bryant learns about the way the Peace Neighborhood Center provides solutions to housing and foreclosure issues from the Center’s Executive Director, Bonnie Billups Jr.   www.peaceneighborhoodcenter.org

Next Community Correspondent Ben Falik talks to Rachel Lachover, Associate Director of CommunityNEXT, about the Live Detroit Fund, an effort to encourage young adults to live in Detroit and help create a dynamic urban environment.   www.livedetroitfund.org

Finally, Ben gets the details on a community event that will feature over 70 leading figures from the arts, entertainment, politics and business from Heidi Budaj, program director of the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, the host the 60th Annual Jewish Book Fair.  www.jccdet.org

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