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d[COM]munity to digitally link all community organizations in Detroit with interactive map, increase collaboration

d[COM]munity to digitally link all community organizations in Detroit with interactive map, increase collaboration

Thousands of residents and hundreds of organizations work every day to make Detroit’s neighborhoods strong and vibrant.  They often do it in a vacuum. There hasn’t been a way to help them easily find and collaborate with other block clubs, neighborhood associations, community development organizations, and neighborhood improvement organizations throughout the city. Thanks to d[COM]munity, […]

Detroiter Garnett Mims transformative training programs are attracting a loyal following

Detroiter Garnett Mims transformative training programs are attracting a loyal following

“Suicide” conditioning drills, strength training and plenty of sweat tell just part of the story Garnett Mims envisions for a fitness and community center opening this fall in Detroit’s English Village. The renovated 12,000-square-foot building at 16246 East Warren will welcome anyone looking to shed pounds and tone up, but the other part of the […]

Southwest Detroit prepares for a resurgence of development

Southwest Detroit prepares for a resurgence of development

Even 1,100 miles from Miami, Maricruz Moya felt right at home. Moya remembers arriving in Southwest Detroit with her parents at 9-years-old, almost instantly appreciating the Latino presence and Hispanic influence in one of the city’s most festive, lively districts. “Here, I was able to find the connection,” she recalls. “The cultural connection and the […]