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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Detroit residents leading change in neighborhoods

by: Natalie Fotias | Oct. 10th, 2016 Behind every thriving neighborhood are strong local leaders. When the Skillman Foundation set out to on its Good Neighborhoods Initiative to improve conditions for children living in six Detroit neighborhoods – Brightmoor, Chadsey Condon, Cody Rouge, North End, Osborn and Southwest Detroit – one critical step taken was […]

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Reviewing Detroit’s Good Neighborhoods

by: Marie Colombo | Oct. 4th, 2016 Ten years ago Carol Goss, then president & CEO of the Skillman Foundation, made a bold $100 million, 10-year commitment to improve conditions for children in six neighborhoods in Detroit where nearly one-third of the city’s youth population lived. The Skillman Good Neighborhoods — Brightmoor, Chadsey-Condon, Cody-Rouge, Northend, Osborn, […]

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Reviewing the Good Neighborhoods Initiative

by: Tonya Allen | Oct. 4th, 2016 Detroit is my hometown. It is where I have grown and matured. It is where I have learned about community and conflict, resiliency and bleakness, and grandeur and disinvestment. Detroit is a place filled with contradiction. Where some hit cement ceilings and others propel to great heights. Where […]

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