Take it to the Bank: How Land Banks Are Strengthening America's Neighborhoods, a new downloadable report from the Center for Community Progress, examines the state of land banking in the U.S.
A proposal in 2006 to dig an open-pit mine in Minnesota’s St. Louis River sparked concern and collaborative action by diverse groups in the area. Today, their unique partnership continues to play a key role in protecting the region’s freshwater resources.
Marking a decade of progress, the Genesee County Land Bank in Mott’s hometown of Flint, Michigan, takes a proactive approach to tackling vacancy and abandonment through its acquisition and maintenance strategies.
Flint’s Longway Planetarium has launched the public phase of its “Universe of Possibilities” Capital Campaign to raise $1.8 million to upgrade technology in its iconic dome theater. Seeded with a $1.5 million Mott grant, other capital improvements include epicentric seating and barrier-free access.
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