LEAP News

By Andi Crawford This article is an extended version of an op-ed published in the Lansing State Journal on May 30, 2019. Andi Crawford is Director of the Department of Neighborhoods and Citizen Engagement for the city of Lansing. Whether you call it the Rust Belt (a term that...

On June 4, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) board of directors heard from members of PROTO Accelerator’s inaugural PROTO InsurTech cohort, Ron Shalit of Israel’s Supportomate, Declan Trumble of Ireland’s KudosHealth and Alex Devoto of England’s LVLFi. Tony Willis, LEAP’s director of new economy...

Regional Coalition Led by LEAP through City of Lansing Secures Critical Grant to Assess Contaminated Properties Throughout Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), with the City of Lansing as the lead applicant, has once again led a coalition...

The greater Lansing region is deeply saddened by the passing of former Delta Township Supervisor Joe Drolett. Drolett passed away June 2 after a two-year struggle with cancer. He was 81 years old. Drolett’s life was defined by his commitment to our region’s communities. He played...

Campaign Seeks Community Voices to Share Experiences from Across Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties LANSING, Mich. –The Ledges in Grand Ledge. The riverfront in downtown Lansing. A patch of wildflowers in Delta Township Park. A soccer match. Beaumont Tower in East Lansing. Windwalker in Charlotte. Three Counties....

PROTO Accelerator is proud to reflect on the first month of its inaugural insurtech cohort. The accelerator program, which welcomed companies from Ireland, Israel and the UK at a kickoff event on April 8, was made possible thanks to support from the Michigan Economic Development...

Lansing Poet Laureate to Engage Tri-county Community in the Literary Arts LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), the RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University and the Lansing Poetry Club, are proud to announce the appointment of Laura Apol as the second...