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Michigan Nonprofit Association launches Anti-racism Accountability and Action CohortThe Nonprofit Journal Project

“It's an opportunity for white leaders to better understand their whiteness, to deconstruct it and work for racial equity...people get to remain whole because that’s the goal, that people actually feel they have agency and power to change oppression and racism."  

Feature Story David Merritt at the Give Merit/FATE space.

A former UM basketball star is on a mission to help redevelop this West Side Detroit neighborhood

A faith-based effort is underway to revitalize a West Side Detroit community. And the ambitious undertaking is enlisting residents to help plan the development and give the neighborhood its own name.

Longform Edward "Eddie" Lewis. Photo by Nick Hagen.

Creating a path to middle-class wage jobs for DetroitersInnovative training programs, job placement, and broadening requirements

A recent report by Detroit Future City (DFC) has found that residents – and in particular African-Americans, who have an unemployment rate 1.5 times that of white people – do not have a clear path to accessing middle-class wage jobs in the city. Here's how that can change.

Feature Story A listing off Kercheval Ave, Detroit

Detroit’s hottest residential neighborhoods in 2022, according to realtors

From budget-friendly bungalows to sprawling historic colonials and luxury urban condos, those in the know say Detroit has something to offer almost every buyer on the market this year. Get their tips on what to look for. 

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Resilient Neighborhoods: This East Side nonprofit has embraced an innovative heart health program

This Detroit nonprofit is the first group in the state to pilot a new heart health self-monitoring program.

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Mobile museum sees Black history on the move in Michigan

Detroit-born Khalid el-Hakim’s mobile museum has evolved into one of the biggest collections of African American history and artifacts in the country. Now the pioneer in Black Museum Studies is touring Michigan, from Bloomfield Hills to Beaver Island. 

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SEMII works to protect, educate and empower Native American communitiesThe Nonprofit Journal Project

"Everything we do is being done differently now and our staff are finding solutions," says Euphemia Franklin, executive director of South Eastern Michigan Indians, Inc. "We have to change and be like the water. If rocks are thrown into the water, it knows how to flow around them and keep moving. That's what we have to do as human beings and as human services."

Longform Dr. Sheila Marcus.

Michigan docs tackle youth mental health crisis with on-demand psychiatric support from U-M program

Michigan Child Collaborative Care helps primary care providers address their young patients' mental health by offering same-day phone consultations with psychiatrists, among other services.

Feature Story Reporter Kyla L. Wright is looking forward to Detroit stepping further into the spotlight in 2022, particularly in the entertainment industry.

What our journalists predict for Detroit stories in 2022

From a Motown comeback, to ethical tech entrepreneurs, to green infrastructure and climate resiliency — our journalists will be keeping their fingers on the pulse of Detroit in 2022. Here's what they'll be watching. 

Partner Content Kenny Tanner stands in front of his home on Mount Vernon Street.

Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis is helping Detroiters tackle much-needed home repairs

This sought-after program is helping Detroiters get the funds they need to make pressing repairs to their homes.

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