Washtenaw County 2018 Young Citizen of the Year Finalists

According to mlive, this is the 20th year Washtenaw County has celebrated a Young Citizen of the Year. The Ann Arbor News started the initiative in 1998 to recognize high school students who give back to the community in myriad ways, and the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation…

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Getting Involved with Avalon Housing

People, especially student groups and companies, often ask me ‘”how can we volunteer for Avalon Housing?” This is a great time of year to think about getting involved, and there is no shortage of ways to do so. Before you consider volunteering, it’s important to begin by learning…

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Volunteering with Edible Avalon

It’s almost summer, and that means planting days at Edible Avalon, Avalon Housing’s community-building garden program. I got involved with Avalon at a time in my life when I felt out-of-place. I was working for a custom home builder in Ann Arbor, and I couldn’t escape the nagging…

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