Washtenaw County Prosecutor candidates views on jail diversion, restorative justice

On August 4, Democratic candidates Eli Savit, Hugo Mack and Arianne Slay are vying for your vote for the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s position. No elected official has more power to end mass incarceration, racial injustice and the astronomical spending that bolsters the carceral system. The County Prosecutor is in charge of all felonies and misdemeanors … Continue reading Washtenaw County Prosecutor candidates views on jail diversion, restorative justice

A2 City Council candidates discuss affordable housing, housing justice, homelessness with Groundcover

Michigan’s primary election is Tuesday, August 4. Primary elections narrow the field of candidates prior to the general election and determine the party nominee of certain offices. Michigan primary elections are “open primaries,” meaning voters choose privately which party to vote under, regardless of registered affiliation. Here at Groundcover, we believe poverty is political and … Continue reading A2 City Council candidates discuss affordable housing, housing justice, homelessness with Groundcover

New Coupons to give to Panhandlers in Washtenaw County

Many people want to help panhandlers on the street but aren’t sure exactly how to do so. Sure, you could give them cash, but that’s not helping them develop skills or move out of their current situation. Here’s something we based on what other street newspapers have done: information coupons.These coupons can be given to … Continue reading New Coupons to give to Panhandlers in Washtenaw County

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