Michigan Prosperity Agenda: Embracing green technology in neighborhood revitalization
Program Explores How to Make a Better Michigan
The Michigan Prosperity Agenda is a monthly radio show that challenges listeners to help make Michigan a better place to live, work and play by creating vibrant and prosperous local communities. It has aired on News/Talk 760 WJR at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month since 2010.
OUR NEXT SHOW airs at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 on News/Talk 760 WJR, but you can listen now by clicking the links below. We’ll discuss Michigan’s efforts to embrace green technology as cities across our state seek to revitalize neighborhoods hit hard by the foreclosure crisis.
Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey is the Regional Editor for about a dozen Pat.com sites in Michigan. She grew up in Detroit and is a Michigan State University graduate. She came to Patch from Model D, an online magazine about Detroit, where she was founding managing editor. She discusses green initiatives she has covered in Michigan.
Edwin Harlin is the Director of the Southeast Michigan Division for the Michigan State Housing and Development Authority (MSHDA). He discusses MSHDA’s work developing new affordable housing that is using some of the best green building techniques in the United States.
Jacob Corvidae is the Green Programs Manager at WARM Training Center, a 30 year old Detroit-based nonprofit that creates opportunities to learn and practice the sustainable use of energy and resources. He discusses the state-of-the-art home energy assessment program called Better Buildings for Michigan.
Dave Norwood is the Sustainability Coordinator for the city of Dearborn. He will talk about the Michigan Municipal League’s Michigan Green Communities Program and how it is making communities better places to live.