VIDEO: A Milliken University student reveals how his class learned about neighborhood revitalization by restoring a vacant lot

An integral part of Dr. Ken Laundra‘s Environmental Sociology course at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois is having students participate in a collaborative, community-based restoration project.

See how one of his students, Luke Russo, is taking the lead on a project to help restore a vacant lot in the local community and turning it into an educational garden that helps revitalize the neighborhood.

Watch 3-minute video.

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