In rural America of the 1800s, it was common for neighbors to pull together to help each other. Harvest time - barn-raisings - there was a sense of "you help me, I help you."
It's that old-fashioned image of the community barn-raising that comes to mind when you hear about The People's Campaign which launched over the weekend on Detroit's East Side.
The People's Campaign is headed-up by Sharlonda Buckman who is the executive director of the Detroit Parent Network.
She joined us to tell us more.
Listen to the full interview above.