Saving John’s Carpet House, Saving Civil Society? by William Schambra Fall 2014: Volume 21 Issue 3

Saving John’s Carpet House, Saving Civil Society? by William Schambra (Fall 2014)
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While foundations enthusiastically engage in supporting Detroit’s museums, and mainstream media celebrate the influx of “young, white, creative hipsters” into the city’s wealthier neighborhoods, many of the more diverse artistic and entrepreneurial expressions of civil society are largely ignored—or, worse, shut down. This article is an explicit call to action for the philanthropic sector to come to the defense of civil society in the pure and raw form found in Detroit.