Current Issue

Current Issue

In our April print issue, meet Lanessa Owens, a lawyer overseeing the Volunteer Lawyers Project’s New Start Program that focuses on reentry assistance.

Next learn about two unique things happening with Land Bank homes — first the Greater Syracuse Land Bank is partnering with art teachers in city schools to paint murals on plywood to be used on vacant housing throughout the city. Secondly, learn about the recently launched ministry working to turn purchased Land Bank properties into youth safe houses.

This issue includes a collection of Earth Day events seeking volunteers, a look at the city’s efforts to update zoning maps and much more.

This month’s Fatherhood Q&A spotlights Stanley Ford, who has raised two grown sons and now teaches math at Southside Academy Charter School.

Grab your copy this weekend or download the pdf here.