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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Our Hearts Are With Pittsburgh

by: Tonya Allen | Oct. 29th, 2018 “We have come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the time to make real the promise of democracy.” – Martin […]

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Upswell Podcast Episode 6: Kim Johnson & Kayla Mason

Upswell Podcast Episode 6

by: Upswell 2018 | Oct. 27th, 2018 Our future depends in large part on supporting our young people with resources and experiences to develop into tomorrow’s involved citizens and leaders. Fortunately, many social good organizations focus on youth development. We were lucky to have three individuals join us on the Upswell Podcast whose nonprofits put […]

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9TH Annual ARISE DETROIT! “Neighborhoods Rising Summit” Takes Place Nov 3

by: ARISE Detroit! | Oct. 25th, 2018 The 9th annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Rising Summit will take place on Saturday, November 3. This year’s theme is “Creating an Inclusive and Equitable Detroit.” The event focuses on removing barriers to economic opportunities and expanding efforts to include neighborhoods as part of Detroit’s revival efforts. Skillman Foundation […]

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Creating Change Through Collaboration

by: David R. McGhee | Oct. 19th, 2018 About our “Call for Collaboration,” a funding opportunity totaling nearly $3 million, available to organizations working in collaboration with at least one other entity to serve Detroit youth during out-of-school hours. Quality youth development programs are more than just activities to keep students busy outside of school. […]

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Upswell Podcast Episode 5: Anise Hayes & Eva Fordham

by: Upswell 2018 | Oct. 19th, 2018 Republished with the permission of Upswell. View the original post here. In the realm of transformative changework, the future looks much brighter when we support our youth – particularly those who might not otherwise have important opportunities in their lives. With tight budgets forcing schools to make tough program […]

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Campaign for Black Male Achievement’s 10th Anniversary Gala Honors Tonya Allen, George Soros, and John W. Rogers

by: Campaign For Black Male Achievement | Oct. 17th, 2018 Republished with the permission of eurweb.com. View the original post here.  The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) holds its 10th Anniversary Gala: Black Male Reimagined on October 18, 2018, honoring Tonya Allen, George Soros, and John W. Rogers for their leadership in advancing life outcomes for boys and men of color. Actor, […]

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Upswell Podcast Episode 4: Hassan Jaber & Patricia Ortiz

by: Upswell 2018 | Oct. 12th, 2018 Republished with the permission of Upswell. View the original post here.  Challenges surrounding immigration are front and center in our country. The fourth episode of the Upswell Podcast explores how two changemakers – one near Detroit and one in Los Angeles – are working to advance social justice for […]

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Upswell Podcast Episode 3: Lacy Dawson & Elise Buik

by: Upswell 2018 | Oct. 5th, 2018 Republished with the permission of Upswell. View the original post here. In order for the democratic process to work for all of us, it is vital that every voice and every concern is heard. On the third episode of the Upswell Podcast – themed broadly around public policy and […]

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