Science Gallery Detroit offers free science-themed summer program at Michigan Science Center

Science Gallery Detroit offers free science-themed summer program at Michigan Science Center

Looking for some fun – and educational – things to do this summer? Check out Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit summer programs schedule. The medley of free science-related events for metro Detroiters includes a film series, open labs and workshops. The summer program series is part of Science Gallery Detroit’s and Michigan Science Center’s […]

Corporate commitment comes in a kaleidoscope of colors

Corporate commitment comes in a kaleidoscope of colors

As Michigan’s largest insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. One of the ways Blue Cross approaches important causes and events is a literal and physical spotlight that shows off what the company believes in as a whole. For more than 30 years, Blue Cross has used these […]

Detroit to join new national initiative to increase economic mobility for low-income residents

Detroit to join new national initiative to increase economic mobility for low-income residents

Detroit is one of 10 American cities that will participate in a new national initiative that seeks to increase economic mobility for low-income residents. Over the next 18 months, the City of Detroit will help connect low-income residents in affordable housing units to programs and services that increase their economic opportunities and likelihood of achieving […]

Detroit will officially celebrate Juneteenth for first time

Detroit will officially celebrate Juneteenth for first time

Amidst the many celebrations going on throughout the state, comes the news of yet another “first” in the City of Detroit – the official celebration of Juneteenth Day. The City of Detroit’s Department of Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity (CRIO) will host a Freedom Party in honor of Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration of the […]

Brilliant Detroit opens new community hub in Fitzgerald neighborhood

Brilliant Detroit opens new community hub in Fitzgerald neighborhood

Brilliant Detroit, an organization dedicated to building kid success neighborhoods, is undergoing a growth spurt of sorts with the opening of its signature orange-colored doors at its newest community hub located in Detroit’s Fitzgerald neighborhood. The hub provides an oasis to area residents, who have the opportunity to gain access to its many educational materials, activities […]

Kettering University launches $150 million fundraising campaign, unveils plans for new Learning Commons

Kettering University launches $150 million fundraising campaign, unveils plans for new Learning Commons

Kettering University has launched a $150 million fundraising campaign entitled “Boldly Forward” and unveiled plans for a new Learning Commons — a major academic hub to be built on its campus. With the addition of the new Learning Commons, Kettering University continues its ongoing investment in the City of Flint. The university says an estimated 118 new construction jobs […]

National Park Service awards City of Detroit Historic Designation Advisory Board $40,000 grant for African American neighborhood project

National Park Service awards City of Detroit Historic Designation Advisory Board $40,000 grant for African American neighborhood project

The National Park Service has awarded the City of Detroit Historic Designation Advisory Board a $40,000 Underrepresented Community Grant that will push its “Great Migration and Development of African American Neighborhoods in Detroit” project forward. “Great Migration and the Development of African American Neighborhoods” was one of 13 projects selected throughout the country. It will […]