By Mark G. Etling This story appeared in the print issue of NCR under the headline: “.” Also Published at NCR Online
Even though I’ve never lived in the city of Ferguson, Mo., I’ve been connected to it for a long time. For 11 years, I worked for the city — I was in charge of its housing corporation, whose primary mission is to help low-income homeowners improve the value of their property. I also helped coordinate a citywide network of neighborhood organizations to build cohesiveness among all the residents and to make the city more responsive to their needs.
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