Find out about ways people are making and saving money, and opportunities to get financial education in Michigan like through VITA sites, Show Me The Money Day, and free tax preparation.
The Bright Side features positive stories around Michigan and provides useful tips, everything from who to call for foreclosure help to how to improve a small business. It is a completed series of 20 episodes. Each episode is based on a different community economic development theme.
The Bright Side is produced by CEDAM (Community Economic Development Association of Michigan), a Lansing-based nonprofit with a statewide focus. In 2010 the Lansing Public Media Center awarded CEDAM a $25,000 equipment grant to create this show. The show has been supported by numerous other community partners.
At the end of May I was filming the Americorps Signature Service Project in Traverse City, and it was not...
Check out different healthy places in the state and meet people redefining what it means to be healthy in Michigan.
A note from the producer- We’re starting this season with a brand new theme song! The song will be online...
Find out what a land bank is and the many ways they can take abandoned or foreclosed property and turn it into something positive.
This episode features cool places and downtowns in Michigan and makes sense of the term "placemaking."