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Awareness Into Action - A Perception Changing Event Between The City Of Ypsilanti & EMU

Nov 3, 2016

In an effort to improve community relations between the City of Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University a special event is taking place later today. 30 people, half from the University, the other half from the city will go for a walk later today and then share a meal in hopes of improving communication and perceptions they may have of one another.

Credit Eastern Michigan University

I spoke with the event's organizer, Eastern's Director of Academic Engagement Programs and Professor of Applied Theatre, Jessica "Decky" Alexander.


Alexander says awareness leads to action and the guided dialog should lead to better perceptions of the city and the university each side has for one another.

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