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Refuge for Nations

Refuge for Nations Empowers Women Through Sewing

The metro Detroit nonprofit is changing lives one stitch at a time
Fundraising Professionals

Meet The 2019 Association of Fundraising Professionals Awardees

At the organization's National Philanthropy Day dinner, local volunteers, philanthropists, and fundraisers are being honored
Good Neighborhood - Indian Village

A Harvard Research Institute Explores What Makes A Good Neighborhood in Detroit

The trio is using big data to revive the American dream
Good News Detroit

6 Nonprofits Doing Good in Metro Detroit

These organizations are making positive change across the region
impact investing

How to Navigate Impact Investing

Here’s to making socially responsible financial decisions
facial recognition

The Controversy Over Facial Recognition Software Comes to Detroit

Tensions escalate as a vote nears on the use of the technology by Detroit police
Bowlero Royal Oak

Vintage Bowling Alley Bowlero is Back and Better Than Ever

After a $1.4 million renovation, the Royal Oak spot is hosting a grand opening event
nylon wars

The Way It Was – Nylon Wars, 1946

Debuting in the late '30s, nylon was revered by women for its durability and fit
Voter Registration

What You Need to Know Before Registering to Vote

Oakland County Clerk, Lisa R Brown, shares common misconceptions about heading to the polls
Rochelle Riley

Journalist Rochelle Riley on Her New Role as Detroit’s Arts and Culture Director

With her latest act, she shows that her talents go beyond writing
Detroit China Festival

Discover Authentic, Modern Chinese Culture at the Detroit China Festival

Be prepared for double the vendors and nearly three times the space of the inaugural festival
Tony Roko

Inside Artist Tony Roko’s Plan to Transform a Historic Plymouth Mill

The local creative plans to turn the former Ford Motor Co. space, which was designed by Albert Kahn, into a public-private arts complex
9/11

6 Ways to Honor the Lives Lost in 9/11

The metro Detroit events and volunteer opportunities take place on Patriot Day
Steve Wilke

Remembering Steve Wilke

Hour Detroit’s former editor passed away this week. Today, metro Detroit’s journalism community pays respect as they remember him.
Justin Amash

Is Newly Independent US Rep. Justin Amash Considering a Presidential Run?

The Grand Rapids congressman is drawing national attention
body positivity

Body Positivity: It’s a Learning Process, Not a Hashtag

As one writer learns, the modern movement is a step in the right direction. But there’s still a lot of work that needs to be done.
Flint

6 Flint Area Organizations That Are Making a Difference

Support the local groups that are contributing to the comeback of the city

Real Estate Report: A Surplus of Buyers Calls for a Solution

As the city continues to soar, the demand for housing in Detroit remains high
Charlotte Mason

A Charlotte Mason School Finds Its Permanent Home in Detroit

The private academy is settling down after 17 years
Jaden Smith

A Jaden Smith-Backed Water Project Gains Traction in Flint

Within its first 50 days of operation, The Water Box prevented the use of more than 43,000 single-use, 16-ounce plastic bottles

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