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Build Institute helps small business create economic impact in Detroit

Build Institute helps small business create economic impact in Detroit

From tiny acorns, mighty oaks can grow. And from the beginning, the people behind Detroit’s successful Build Institute knew the same would happen to its early graduates. Now celebrating its five-year anniversary and 1,000th graduate, Build has been able to provide access to Detroit’s small business owners, most of whom are women and minorities, with […]

Got a cool school program? Apply for a wellness award

Got a cool school program? Apply for a wellness award

Maybe your school is like Detroit’s Timbuktu Academy and has a “Try It Tuesdays,”  food-sampling program. Or perhaps your school participates in a Farm-to-School program, which brings fresh fruits and vegetables from Michigan farmers to local lunchrooms every month or maybe your school just introduced a school Smoothie Station or step competition. If you are doing something new and […]

City of Detroit Announces changes to Department of Neighborhoods District Manager lineup

City of Detroit Announces changes to Department of Neighborhoods District Manager lineup

One of the most important jobs in the city of Detroit may be its District Managers – they’re people who have a direct impact on the lives of residents and neighborhood strength. Mayor Mike Duggan recently announced the appointment of three new District Managers to the Department of Neighborhoods. Mayor Duggan created the Department of […]

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