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Resilient Neighborhoods: Crystal Staffney speaks on community health work on Detroit's West Side

Joy Southfield CDC is taking a multi-faceted approach to community health in Detroit's District 7.

Feature Story The first Immortals Invasion event was hosted in Ann Arbor in November 2021 and drew a crowd of 500+ attendees at the Nexus Bash alone.

'You can't be what you can't see': Detroit businesses to host free esports series

A multi-day activation from esports company Immortals, and Riot Games, will take place at several Detroit minority-owned businesses this week, with a focus on increasing access and career pathways for underserved communities. "You can't be what you can't see," says Durfee Innovation Society director Brandi Haggins.

Feature Story Krista McClure wants to bring metro Detroit parents together in her collaborative space on W. Nichols Road.

Child Care Shortage: Nationwide crisis hitting home across Southeast Michigan

“Right now, we’re in dire straits," says the executive director of Child Care Network in Ann Arbor. She isn't alone. As the nationwide child care crisis rolls on, here’s what Michigan child care providers are experiencing regionally in Port Huron, Detroit, and Ann Arbor.

Longform R2AAA elder-abuse victims specialist program manager Angela Shepherd, R2AAA assistant director Kara Lorenz-Goings, and R2AAA executive director Julie Wetherby.

Neglect far outpaces other forms of elder abuse in Michigan – and here's what can be done about it

Although the idea of elder abuse often calls to mind physical violence or financial exploitation, the more common reality is an unintentional result of ignorance, burnout, or lack of resources.

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Keeping Kercheval: How these groups and residents are focusing on community as the corridor developsStreet View: Detroit Corridors

It’s grassroots, community organizing — and good neighbors — that’s helping to keep Kercheval honest as it develops.

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Shakespeare in Prison program offers far more than an escape

"Honestly, at first, a guy like me would get teased doing something like that," Gabriel Odlum, a returning citizen, says of performing in a Shakespeare in Prison program. "But it was empowering to know, regardless of where you're at, that type of stuff is valued. Through it, we found out who we were, and what our strengths were."  

Feature Story Qunicy Jones is ONA's executive director.

Resilient Neighborhoods: Quincy Jones speaks up about bridging the digital divide in Osborn

This Osborn nonprofit is offering training and resources to help increase digital access. It's also pushing for improved infrastructure.

Feature Story Phyllis Edwards and Dan Commer at the new pocket park.

Resilient Neighborhoods: This SW Detroit neighborhood will soon have a new pocket park and greenway

These once-neglected Detroit parks are getting a new lease on life — and some neighboring amenities — through a collaboration between local nonprofits and community members.

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How community banking can lead to community building

As Juneteenth approaches, JPMorgan Chase shares what the bank is doing to help to drive sustainable changes through its five-year $30 billion racial equity commitment.

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How can Michigan maintain care for 500k residents who gained Medicaid health insurance during COVID?

Over half a million Michiganders stand to lose their coverage again whenever the federal government revokes the public health emergency declared in January 2020.

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