Making a Dollar out of 15 Cents

With the media’s focus on Detroit’s faltering economy, crime, and drug problems, it is encouraging to see an example of how there are always those socially engaged creatives who leverage the resources that are invisible to everyone else to create opportunities for community engagement. The Heidelberg Project celebrates the good, provides hope, and empowers residents to reimagine and recreate their environments through the artistic practice of space making.

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