Gallup Park

Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County / irtwc.org

For 27 years, the Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County has held a Celebration of Thanks event around Thanksgiving. This year, they will gather online to honor the connection to nature and to hold an interfaith celebration of thanks and joyful perseverance.

WEMU'S Lisa Barry talks with Renee Roederer, director of the Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County, about the organization and its upcoming gratitude event.


Embracing Our Differences / embracingourdifferences.org

This edition of "Art and Soul" focuses on the visual arts. WEMU's Lisa Barry and the executive director of CultureSource, Omari Rush, talk with Nancy Margolis. She is an Ann Arbor activist in the process of putting together an event using the transformative power of art to spark community conversations on diversity.


City of Ann Arbor

The Gallup Park pathway portion of the Border-to-Border trail in Ann Arbor from the Geddes Dam to the parking lot, east of Huron Parkway, temporarily closed today. 
 


Lisa Barry

I spoke with Sarah Strader about her efforts to help teach children in Africa.

Sarah Strader graduated from Ann Arbor's Pioneer High School, where she received an American Field Service scholarship and worked in an orphanage in Ghana, which gave her her first view of children in need in Africa.

WEMU

A heavily trafficked section of the Border to Border Trail will close next month for reconstruction.