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LINC Community Revitalization

The wrong crowd to the right crowd: young people work together for positive impact

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 06-20-2013 under NONPROFITS

Written by Shardae Jefferson. A lot of teenagers play “follow the leader,” which,depending on which leader they follow, could end in some of them being thrown in jail, out of school or even worse, death. Crimes rates over the past...

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Call for Nominations for the 2013 Community Spirit Awards!

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 05-23-2013 under NEWS

Call for nominations! With all the revitalization work that is going on in our communities, it is important to take a step back and honor the individuals and organizations that are making positive changes happen. That’s why LINC is excited to...

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Join the community tonight to take action against violence on the Southeast side!

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 02-06-2013 under NEWS

Have you been a victim of VIOLENCE? Do you see violence in your COMMUNITY? Do you have IDEAS on how to stop it? You are not alone. If you want to stop the violence, and believe we can, here is an opportunity to join your community to start the...

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Young people speak up about blight in their neighborhoods

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 02-05-2013 under OPINION

We've all seen crumbling buildings and houses in our neighborhoods. We walk by these decaying relics every day. Abandoned homes and blight affect everything in our communities—it affects property values and investments but, even more than...

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Bring your Ideas Worth Sharing to LINC this Saturday for the TEDxGR Pop Up event

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 01-30-2013 under NEWS

Do you love talking about ideas worth spreading with people who love our community? Then bring your ideas and passion this Saturday for your chance to participate in a local version of the world renowned TED conference. The TEDxGR team will be...

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Ana Doonan: community servant and literacy advocate

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 11-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

“I truly believe that we all have a purpose,” said Ana Doonan when asked about life's twists and turns leading to her current role at LINC Community Revitalization. The organization, whose mission includes revitalizing neighborhoods...

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Awakening the lioness within

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 08-09-2012 under OPINION

Monica Quíroz is the President of the Parent Teacher Organization at César Chávez Elementary School. She is active in I Believe I Become activities. She is a community leader. But she wasn’t always this involved in her community and school....

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LINC joins statewide collaborative calling for an increased commitment to education

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 02-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday March 1, 2012, LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. will join with the Michigan Organizing Collaborative, the Micah Center and the community as a whole to shift our state’s conversation towards education. A press conference will be...

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First Friday builds community through poetry and conversation

by (Gwendolyn Nathan)

Submitted 02-15-2012 under OPINION

LINC Up First Friday is an event that LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. sponsors every first Friday of the month. On February the 3rd my granddaughter and I attended the First Friday event. This was my third time attending and my granddaughter...

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At long L.A.S.T.

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 02-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

It feels like giving birth. After a long time planning and prepping for conception, twenty community members gathered on Jan 26 for the first session of the LINC Academy for Social Transformation (L.A.S.T.). About four years ago, LINC staff dreamed...

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