Blog Posts By: Jamie Schriner

Ensure Legislators Know the Impact of Your Work

The last several months have seen a whirlwind of political activity with the talk of tax reform, proposed elimination of pretty much every program that supports the work of community economic development practitioners across our great state and the discussion of elimination of nearly every safety net that we have in place to help low-… Read more »

Underground of Good Celebrates Placemaking

By Jamie Schriner-Hooper, Executive Director Recently, I was invited to an event for the Greater Lansing region called the Underground of Good. The instructions were relatively simple: show up with a $100 check; bring a beverage of your choice; be willing to attend quarterly events with additional $100 checks; be ready to pitch and listen… Read more »