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Summer Feeding: Detroit Volunteers needed

Childhood Hunger in Detroit Did you know over 300,000 Michigan children lack access to affordable, nutritious food. In fact, one in four Michigan children live in poverty, where the household income is less than $24,000 for a family of four. During the school year, nearly 50% of school-aged children qualify for free and reduced lunches. When school is out, many stomachs are left empty. Program […]


Build Basics: 8 week Small Business and Project Planning Course

Build Basics: 8 Week Small Business and Project Planning Course Build Institute is offering Build Basics, an 8-week business planning and project development course.Classes are priced on an affordable, sliding scale, based on annual household income and family size, ranging from $200 – $500. A non-refundable $75 deposit reserves your seat. *BASICS 63 / Saturdays 10am-3pm / July 8, July 22, August 5, August 19 […]


DBusiness Breakfast Series

DBusiness Breakfast Series: Century Club in Detroit Operating a business day-to-day is no easy task, while having it last 100 years or more is a major accomplishment. Join DBusiness Editor R.J. King, keynote speaker Matt Elliott, Michigan Market President of Bank of America, and members of the magazine’s Century Club (businesses/organizations 100 years or older) for a motivating breakfast about how to reach and exceed the […]


Bridges to Career Opportunity Program

Through SER Metro’s Center for Working Families (CWF), the Bridges to Career Opportunities Program (BCO) will provide city of Detroit residents interested in the skill trades the academic and work readiness that is necessary to enter into apprenticeships and employment opportunities. FREE training is available for those who qualify. You will obtain Industry Recognized Credentials in as little as 4 weeks. OSHA 10 NCRC Certification […]


Grow With Us

Seasonal Garden Resources & Workshops   Farmer Skillshare: Garden Seeders KGD farmers will demonstrate how to use seeders for planting. March 9th, 5-7pm Plum Street, 2202 Third St. Transplant Workday March 11th, 10am- 12pm Plum Street, 2202 Third St. For more information please call 313-757-2635 or email keepgrowingdetroit@gmail.com   LEARN MORE FACEBOOK


THAW (Enrollment and Services Fair)

THAW (The Heat & Warmth Fund) ENROLLMENT & SERVICES FAIR Need help with your utility bills? DTE’S Low Income Self-Sufficiency Plan (LSP) is a program that allows you to make affordable monthly payments based on your income. You must qualify to receive bill payment assistance. Triumph Church is holding an enrollment and services fair at two of their campuses. Thursday, February 14, 2017 | 9am – 4pm | Flint Campus […]


DTX Launch Detroit Info Session

DTX Launch Detroit Info Session Tuesday, February 21 | 5 to 8pm TechTown | 440 Burroughs | Detroit 48202 Have a tech-based or tech-enabled business idea? Check out DTX Launch Detroit, an intensive 10-week summer accelerator that helps college students and recent grads explore their entrepreneurial dreams—complete with a stipend and more! Come learn more. We’ll even provide the pizza. Don’t have a business idea but […]


IKR Reading Intervention Program

Community Social Services of Wayne County Education Division (CSSWC) presents IKR I Know Right Reading Intervention Program. The program: Increases students’ literacy level rapidly. Employs trained personnel who are experts in motivating students, while employing reading techniques that have been proven to heighten literacy. Uses Foundations of Analysis, Synthesis and Translation (F.A.S.T.) as the basis of the program. F.A.S.T. increases students’ reading skills by using […]


Detroit Training Center

Saturday Home Renovation Workshop Series Are you interested in doing a home renovation project but aren’t sure where to start? No problem! Detroit Training Center hosts a HANDS-ON Home Renovation Workshop every Saturday! This event will cover Residential Inspections — We’ll teach you what to look for when looking for a house, including a guide to checking for environmental concerns such as asbestos, lead, and […]


SWAG: Supporting Walking Groups Training

Walking groups promote heart health! Support a healthy Detroit start a walking group! FREE Training! Learn how to start your own Walking Group. Network with others that are also interested to Promoting Heart Health in Detroit!!! When is the next SWAG training? February 14 through February 23, 2017 Where will the training be held? University of Michigan Detroit Center, 3663 Woodward Ave. Suite 150, Detroit, […]


Girlz N Tune Inc.

Girlz N Tune is an ongoing mentorship program for teenage girls age 13-17. Our goal is to focus on Mentoring, Etiquette, Building self-esteem and Confidence, Nutrition and Health, career development, Financial literacy, Community Service and Preparation for entering post-secondary education.   Girlz N Tune Inc. P.O. BOX 18214 River Rouge, MI 48218 Email: info@girlzintune.org ​​Tel:734-328-2016 LEARN MORE FACEBOOK  


Launch: One Day Small Business Bootcamp

Developed by Ian Watts, a local entrepreneur who achieved his small business dream by becoming a millionaire at the age of 26, LAUNCH is a Brand New ONE DAY Small Business Bootcamp that will show you, Step by Step: HOW TO BUILD THE BUSINESS OF YOUR DREAMS AND ACHIEVE FINANCIAL FREEDOM IN 5 YEARS OR LESS THE 2 SECRETS THAT WILL IMMEDIATELY TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS […]


High Five Literacy Program

LOOKING FOR HELP IN READING AND WRITING FOR YOUR CHILDREN? The High Five Literacy Program at Wayne State University is open to students in grades 1-8.  The program will provide FREE tutoring in reading and writing skills on Wednesdays from October 2016 through April 2017.  Tutors are graduate students completing a master’s program in reading under the supervision of faculty in the Reading, Language, and Literature Program. To Enroll in […]


SAFE: Success after Financial Exploitation

If you are an older adult concerned about the financial health and protection against financial scams, click here for free workshops and advice. http://conta.cc/2iD3s0K The new Success after Financial Exploitation program (SAFE) through the Institute of Gerontology provides free workshops, presentations and one-on-one advice for older adults and the people who care for them. Call Latoya Hall, SAFE Program Coordinator, at 313-664-2604 or l.hall@wayne.edu