Neighborhood Impact Statements

Written by Neighborhood Governance Organizations

The Good Neighborhoods Initiative was structured around residents leading change in the their neighborhoods. To support resident-led change, the Foundation helped bring community members together so they could organize, and provided leadership training, technical assistance and funding. In some communities, this organizing took place within governance councils. The following documents are a look at what four Detroit neighborhood governance councils were able to accomplish during the 10 year Good Neighborhoods Initiative, as well as their goals for the future.

The Skillman Foundation

A voice for children since 1960, the Skillman Foundation works to ensure that Detroit youth have access to high-quality educational and economic opportunities and a strong, broad network of champions that work on behalf of young people’s interests.

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