Neighborhood Stabilization meeting

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You are invited to attend this Thursday afternoon (2:30-5:30 p.m.) meeting of national and local leaders speaking about neighborhood stabilization.  This is one of the goals of our upcoming Strategic Plan, as well as a need in our various communities.

Unfortunately the RSVP email contact address seems to be incorrect and I gave away all my hard copies at the May 15 Co-Creating Our Community gathering, so you may wish to call Quicken Loans and see if you can leave a message if you plan to attend.

 

Marygrove mentioned in recent Detroit News article on Avenue of Fashion

The Detroit News published a nice story this weekend on the “Avenue of Fashion” along Livernois near campus. Marygrove’s involvement in helping to revitalize this area is mentioned! Continue reading

Marygrove Named as Finalist for $15 Million in Creative Placemaking Grants

DETROIT, Jan. 24, 2012— Marygrove College has been named a finalist for support from ArtPlace, an unprecedented private-public collaboration of nine of the nation’s top foundations, eight federal agencies including the National Endowment for the Arts, and six of the nation’s largest banks. Marygrove College is pursuing the grant in partnership with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, University of Detroit Mercy Collaborative Design Center, University Commons and Mosaic Urban Partners. ArtPlace supports creative placemaking with grants and loans, research and advocacy. Marygrove joins 128 other organizations in 68 cities working to transform their communities by driving vibrancy through investments in the arts. Continue reading