Kemeny Recreation Center in Southwest Detroit reopens after $9.5-milion renovation

Kemeny Recreation Center in Southwest Detroit reopens after $9.5-milion renovation

The Kemeny Recreation Center in Southwest Detroit has reopened thanks to a $9.5 million renovation by the City of Detroit. Located in the Boynton neighborhood, the renovation and expansion includes: A new gymnasium New multi-purpose rooms; facilities for sports, fitness and other activities; and a new kitchen A new parking lot New electrical, mechanical and […]

Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities receives Michigan Main Street designation

Southwest Detroit officially has a new reason to celebrate the success of its neighborhood business and cultural center. The State of Michigan has designated Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities a Michigan Main Street Program, recognizing its potential to help revitalize the city and region. Mexicantown-Hubbard Communities will share details of the news recently announced by Southwest Detroit Business […]

Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epedemic

Michigan leads nation in tech tools to combat opioid epedemic

Today, health officials are getting a clearer look at the patterns associated with opioid use through at a ground-breaking statewide assessment. Heralded for its ability to identify and even predict opioid trends, the tool is expected to provide government agencies, lawmakers and local community leaders with information needed to tailor laws, target resources, and design innovative programs to […]

Randolph Career Technical Education School joins Project Green Light to ensure student safety

Randolph Career Technical Education School joins Project Green Light to ensure student safety

The Phillip C. Randolph Career Technical Education (CTE) School on Hubbell Street has signed up for the City of Detroit’s Project Green Light program. It is the city’s first educational partner.  , Randolph CTE has greatly expanded its daytime and nighttime skilled trades training program thanks to a partnership between the Detroit Public Schools Community […]

Have an idea to support youth of color in Detroit? Check out $500,000 Innovation Challenge for funding

Have an idea to support youth of color in Detroit? Check out $500,000 Innovation Challenge for funding

The Skillman Foundation and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement have launched their second Detroit Innovation Challenge, which will invest $500,000 in programs to improve life outcomes for youth of color in Detroit. “Detroit has a unique opportunity to become a model of an inclusive city, where all citizens are acknowledged as assets,” says Tonya […]

Small business owners can learn to grow at annual workshop

Small business owners can learn to grow at annual workshop

Small businesses can mean big business for Detroit. The city has increasingly proven fertile ground for entrepreneurs to pursue their visions in everything from restaurant and boutique ownership to opening bookstores and repair shops. Presented by Fifth Third Bank, the Small Business Workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at […]

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