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The Viola Liuzzo memorial on the side of U.S. highway 80 in Lowndes County, Alabama. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Group To Receive $125,000 To Help Beautify Detroit’s Viola Liuzzo Park

A nonprofit will receive $125,000 to help beautify a Detroit park named for a mother slain while shuttling demonstrators after the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2015

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Tree Planting At Contaminated Detroit Park Prompts Concern

“This is unconscionable – against humanity…I say you’re doing this only because we’re black people.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014

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Nonprofit Fights Blight Through ‘Greening Of Detroit’

“In this neighborhood the people said they wanted this to be the greenest neighborhood in the city.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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1,000 Volunteers Pitch In For ‘Week Of Caring’

A Farmington Hills-based company swapping horsepower for people power this week to help make metro Detroit cleaner and greener.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013

Tree Plantings Aim To Boost Detroit Revitalization

A nonprofit pushing for urban reforestation is looking to a recently revealed blueprint for revitalizing Detroit to help guide its work and build on other efforts to improve the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2013

Volunteers To Plant Thousands Of Trees In Detroit

Go green this weekend in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2012

Student Conservation Association

Conservation Leadership Corps Creating Green Jobs for 80 Detroit Area Teens

Detroit-area teens are putting their green thumbs to work thanks to Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industry leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2012

Greening of Detroit 09/25

A live WWJ interview about the 20th anniversary celebration of the Greening of Detroit group.


Staying In Touch 05/08

WWJ’s Ron Dewey talks about the past, present and future of water in Detroit.