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National Conference on Ending Homelessness

To permanently end homelessness, we must both establish a multi-layered, rapid crisis response system and vastly improve access to affordable housing.

National Conference on Ending Homelessness2019-11-25T00:04:45+00:00

The Grand Bargain

On July 18, 2013, Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. At stake was nothing less than the very survival of America’s Motor City.

The Grand Bargain2019-11-25T00:09:44+00:00

Public Allies Metro Detroit Program

In 2013, University of Michigan-Dearborn launched the Public Allies Metro Detroit Program, an initiative to develop young community leaders and strengthen local nonprofits. In 2013, the Fund became the first investor in the program.

Public Allies Metro Detroit Program2019-11-25T00:05:54+00:00

Detroit Conservation Corps

What if unemployed Detroiters could transform vacant property into a beautiful, working landscape, one that sustained residents for generations to come? And, what if, in the process, they could also access landscape industry training, job-readiness programs, and case management services?

Detroit Conservation Corps2019-11-25T00:13:05+00:00