Abstract

Rev. Charles Cotton and Jacquelin Jacobs work with the Community Education Enhancement Center. The group was funded for to garden and lots with a third tied up in probate. Jacquelin, the designer of the gardens, is the primary speaker in the interview and discusses her vision for the lots. The lots were chosen specifically for their attributes and proximity to the Canaan Missionary Church. The lots are a tool to educate the next generation and to beautify the neighborhood. Both Rev. Cotton and Jacquelin agree that if in five years someone wants to build a house on the property they will gladly move to another lot because they want to do what is best for the city, and what is best for the city.

Creator

Cotton, Charles (interviewee); Jacobs, Jacquelin (interviewee)

Creator

Epps, Michelle (interviewer)

Project

Re-Imagining Cleveland

Date

7-6-2010

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

35 minutes

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