Diggin Diversity


At left, Eric Mathis and Elisa Angeli-Palizzi prepare to plant a tree as Daniel Palizzi looks on.

Photos by John Meiu

The Albanian, Arab-American, Armenian-American, Chaldean-American, D. Augustus Straker, Michigan Asian-Pacific, Stonewall, and Wolverine bar associations along with the Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, Italian American Bar Association of Michigan, Incorporated Society of Irish-American Lawyers, and the Federal Bar Association–Eastern District of Michigan Chapter co-sponsored Diggin’ Our Diversity on Saturday, June 1, in order to plant trees in Stein Park Playground and along the Cathedral Street median in Detroit. Among those lending a hand were (l-r) Marcy Rosen, Sevahn Merion, Peter Deegan, Diane Margosian-Paulsen, Mary Morrow, Elizabeth Stafford, Elisa Angeli-Palizzi, Emma Chen, Inez Angeli, Daniel Palizzi, Wilton Robinson, Jonathan Zadoff, Jamie Zadoff, Chelsey Marsh, and Brian Marrow