Detroit Innovation

Feature StoryShamayim "Mama Shu" Harris, founder of Avalon Village

Mapping neighborhood innovation in Detroit


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Detroit Innovation is a series highlighting community-led projects that are improving the vitality of neighborhoods in Detroit, while recognizing the potential of residents to work with partners to solve the most pressing challenges facing their communities.

The series is supported by the New Economy Initiative, a project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan that's working to create an inclusive, innovative regional culture.