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Live6 Enhancing Northwest Detroit

BY LAUREN HOOD
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Lauren Hood leads the Live6 Initiative in Detroit. She works to enhance the Detroit Northwest side near Livernois and 6 Mile Roads.

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Community Youth Boxing Gym

BY CAROLYN GECK
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Carolyn Geck is the development director for the Detroit Boxing Gym’s youth program. For her, a boxing ring is a huge part of teaching kids how to become better adults.

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Marquetry Craftsmanship

BY JEFF SMITH
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Jeff Smith and Shayn Smith of SMITHMADE aren’t related. They do, however, have a story of friendship and professional craftsmanship translates in their design work.

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Light-Science & Art

BY BRIENNE WILLCOCK
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Brienne Willcock is a lighting designer and LED nerd. She joins us once again to talk about the art and science behind lighting design.

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Pedal to Porch

BY CORNETTA LANE
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Cornetta Lane was named an Emerging City Champion in 2015. She joins us to talk about her Pedal to Porch campaign.

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Detroit Mobility Specialist

BY JEFFREY NOLISH
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Jeffrey Nolish used to be an intelligence analyst for the U.S. Air Force. Today, he works to make it easier about Detroit – whether on foot, by book, or by mass transit.

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Engaging Women to Run for Office

BY TIFFANY ELLIS
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Tiffany Ellis wants everyone to know that there are more men in the Michigan State Senate named John than there are women. Through her work with Emerge Michigan, she is helping more women get elected to public office.

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Empowering Low Income Residents

BY MALLARIE GAINER
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Mallarie Gainer is the volunteer coordinator for the Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency. She talks about empowering low-income residents in Wayne County and strengthening communities.

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Emblem, I

BY GABRIEL EMBEHA
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 21, 2013

Emblem, I is a transmedia story told via a wide variety of objects, events and participants worldwide. It includes a novel, a feature film and a number of performance pieces. The enigmatic Gabriel Embeha gives us a peek into the alternate world he has created.