King’s Heartbreak

Parents try to protect their children from so much. As a society, we like to think that many of our city’s issues are “grown-up” issues. The fact is, when we take homes from people, we take homes from kids. We need to acknowledge that reality. It is critical that we […]

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Artemis’s Truth

At our 3rd annual storytelling event, Artemis shared the her story of being a determined mother who will do whatever she can to care for her children, and that story, like so many, culminates in a fight for her home. “Do you pay your taxes, or do you take care […]

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The Power of Story

Last week, The Moth, a nationally broadcast public storytelling series hosted by NPR, aired a story told by Michele Oberholtzer; a story about her “radicalization” process which let to the founding of the Detroit-based and women-led foreclosure prevention group, The Tricycle Collective. Thousands of people listened to that particular broadcast, […]

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