Residents living in Detroit’s Neighborhood Enterprise Zones — districts that were zoned in the mid-2000s to offer tax incentives to homeowners completing home renovations, as well as stabilizing annual property taxes — are eligible to apply for extensions in property-tax reduction, allowing homeowners to continue paying reduced property tax rates.
When we launched The Neighborhoods platform in 2017, our mission was to tell as many Detroit stories as we could beyond the City of Detroit’s cable channels. We have our digital outlet here at TheNeighborhoods.org, we share videos on our Facebook and Twitter accounts, we’ve exhibited our photography at the Detroit Public Library, and of course we produce regular content on Channel 21, the City’s Neighborhoods channel.
Emanuel Smith, dean of culture at University Preparatory Schools, has a mission to get kids more engaged with the subjects their learning.
If representation truly matters to you, then you’ll make sure that you — and your neighbors, your cousins, your kid’s teachers, your barber, and your ex that you can’t stand — are counted in the U.S. Census next year.
The Neighborhoods is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting four millennial women making amazing strides in their community.
Chantel “Chani The Hippie” Watkins lives her life unapologetically. She walks with the same fierceness she uses to love others.
Chani describes herself as a poet, an activist, a writer and a voice for all communities. She has used her art to amplify the voices of the Michigan Women’s March, the Detroit Slut Walk and so much more.