Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor…

Berkley City Manager Grapples with Public Discontent, Invites Sheriff to Investigate Claims

Berkley City Manager Grapples with Public Discontent, Invites Sheriff to Investigate Claims (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 28, 2016) Berkley, MI –  City leaders in Berkley are facing a culture of discontent as progressive elected officials try to manage municipal business in opposition to residents who are well-organized and ready stop decisions they think will change…

Berkley Halts Plans to Allow Multi Unit Homes, Open House Canceled

Berkley Halts Plans to Allow Multi Unit Homes, Open House Canceled (C. Proxmire, June 20, 2016) Berkley, MI – Berkley city officials announced that the Planning Commission Open House slated for June 21 has been canceled and the form based code proposal has been withdrawn.  They issued the following statement Monday evening: “The proposed form…