Knox helps clean up town

From: WGIL (Galesburg, IL)

The head of the Galesburg Downtown Council says Knox College has been a huge help in cleaning up downtown Galesburg. Council president John Schlaf says student Josh Tatro, as part of an internship with the Midwest Center for Educational Initiatives, ended up documenting four-hundred different incidents of graffiti in the downtown area, which he then placed on an interactive map…

“We had talked about it in one of our recent meetings and so we got together with Josh and put together a group of volunteers– that included members from that team, Knox, Galesburg Community Foundation, Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Council– and started to go after the graffiti.”… Read more…