Jessica Yorko For Cedam

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Jessica Yorko For Cedam

  1. 1. Jessica Yorko <ul><li>Westside Commercial Association </li></ul><ul><li>Manager </li></ul><ul><li>www.lansingswestside.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>517-214-5684 </li></ul>… the biggest crime is just to throw up your hands say this has nothing to do with me I just want to live as comfortably as I can you got to look outside your eyes you got to think outside your brain you got to walk outside you life to where the neighborhood changes - Ani Difranco, Willing to Fight
  2. 2. Mobilize the Positive Potential in People & Places.
  3. 4. Ask Everyone What They Want And Ask Everyone To Help
  4. 7. Small Changes Count
  5. 8. Flowers & Other Green Things Make People Feel Good
  6. 9. So Does Art
  7. 11. So Do Really Good Parties
  8. 12. But Don’t Forget About the Hard Things… Like Live-able Streets & Vacant Buildings.
  9. 13. <ul><li>If you want respect, you have to give it. </li></ul><ul><li>Building trust takes time. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t Give In To Despair - there is always a way. </li></ul><ul><li>Most things don’t work quite as planned, so be flexible & quick on your toes. </li></ul><ul><li>You CAN’T Do it All Yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Including more people means listening and using their ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Change is incremental. It’s not immediate. </li></ul><ul><li>There is always more to learn. </li></ul>
  10. 14. “ Why is it that in 2007, we need all these government programs and non-profits to have a business district on Lansing’s Westside?” – Michael Flowers, grew up on Lansing’s Westside “ You have no idea what it’s like to not feel ashamed of where you live anymore.” – 2007 Street Makeover Participant “ When Erika said that it’s hard to do [the mural] with one person, that made me thing that’s a good thing that I’m here, helping out.” - Erik McClinton, Age 8 “ Well, I guess it’s just like Obama says. We just have to trust each other and move forward together.” – Ora Fuller, Shanora’s Beauty Supply, about the Westside Mural
  11. 15. you've got your whole life to do something and that's not very long -- Ani Difranco, Willing to Fight

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