Engage

Albion’s small size, demographics, with its shared health and educational systems make it interesting for intercultural learning.

One of the newest programs started in 2018 with Project Rising Tide. The program connects communities with technical assistance and expertise from the department’s agencies:

  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Michigan State Housing Development Authority
  • Talent Investment Agency

Albion has been involved with social justice for over 100 years and is remembering its roots with the History Hill at Holland Park, a special African -American display upstairs at the Gardner House Museum, and the Albion Marshall Resilient Communities Project, there are many ways to learn and be involved.

Another way to be involved is to vote.  Check out this page to see the basic districts on our voter ID card and some maps and links.  It is our goal to keep this basic information all in one place.  We’ll list them in the same order that we see on our voter ID card, and the most up-to-date information available, along with links to the official information.

Another way to engage is to join neighborhood groups such as NextDoor.com

This page will add more information on where and how to engage, but no specific information on issues, or elected officials.


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