Belief Emardamerho in partnership with City of Detroit (District 3) organized and led two neighborhood cleanup projects in April and May of 2022:
- The first cleanup was attended by Police Officer Officer Aaron Kraszewski.
- The second date of the Neighborhood Cleanup was done in partnership the DECG (Detroit Economic Growth Corporation).
The following goals were achieved during the first Osborn Neighborhood Cleanup Date:
- This event occured in April 2022.
- This was part of a non-profit project that Belief Emardamarho started called "Elevate Higher".
- Bonding and relationship-forming occurred between the members of Detroit's Osborn neighborhood and their local Neighborhood Police Officer of the Ninth Precinct: Officer Aaron Kraszewski.
- The project was called the "I Will Not Litter Project".
- There were 2 groups:
- Group 1 signed up people at stop lights and helped them to take the pledge "I will Not Litter". Group 1 was about 8 people. About 40 people took the "I Will NOT Litter" pledge.
- Group 2 was actually cleaning up the neighborhood. Group 2 consisted of about 7 people. We picked up between 20 and 30 bags of trash and the Osborn neighborhood look re-vitalized after we were done.
- The entire day consisted of about 6 hours of neighborhood cleanup and community outreach.
The following goals were achieved during the second Osborn Neighborhood Cleanup Date, which was part of the District 3 Motor City Makeover 365:
- This Osborn Community Cleanup occurred on MAy 21, 2022 as part of the Motor City Makeover 365: https://detroitmi.gov/departments/department-neighborhoods/motor-city-make-over
- The Osborn community members built relationships with and bonded with the members of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) as part of the Motor City Makeover 365.
- Belief Emardamerho led a group who cleaned the Osborn neighborhood from 11 AM to 4 PM on May 21, 2022. The group collected 20 to 25 bags of trash, and they reached out to members of the community as we cleaned.
- Mr. Abdul Muhit, the District 3 Liaison to the City of Detroit, called Belief Emardamerho to express the city's sincerest gratitude to Belief for leading the project.