Stories by Rukiya Colvin

Rukiya Colvin is an award-winning, Detroit-based freelance writer and community organizer. They were Planet Detroit's 2021 Environmental Journalism Fellow and 2022 Energy & Environment Reporting Fellow. A lifelong east side resident of Detroit, Colvin has a deep-rooted passion for creating equity in their community. They hold a master’s degree at Wayne State University in urban planning with a concentration on housing and community development.

Author photo by Cybelle Codish

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