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Detroit Revitalization Fellows accepting applications for 2017-2019 term

The fellowship places talented, "mid-career" individuals for two-year full-time jobs in organizations or companies "working at the forefront of Detroit’s revitalization efforts."

Former Model D managing editor offers smartphone photojournalism workshop

Walter Wasacz is teaching a smartphone photojournalism workshop through Allied Media Project's media making academy, Co.Open.

Mini-grants awarded to community groups seeking to transform vacant lots throughout city

Ten community-led projects have been selected by the Detroit Future City Implementation Office as mini-grant recipients. Each group received a $6,500 grant to jump-start their plans for vacant land revitalization projects.

Public education news org Chalkbeat officially launches in Detroit

Chalkbeat covers public education in local markets, and has been piloting in Detroit for the past year.

Places to check out green infrastructure in Detroit

Take a walk in Detroit's great outdoors to view some stellar examples of green infrastructure.

Detroit to receive grant money and Innovation Team from Bloomberg Philanthropies

Detroit has been named a member of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Innovation Team program, making the city eligible for up to three years of $500,000 grants.

Detroiters utilize the gift economy to get by

While Detroit's greater downtown area has seen fantastic growth the last few years, much of the city still struggles. One way low income Detroiters survive is by making use of the gift economy.

Northwest Detroit businesses win Motor City Match funding

On Tuesday, January 10th, fifteen Detroit businesses and organizations were awarded funding through the Motor City Match grant program, and a special guest was on hand to celebrate—Vice President Joe Biden.

Q&A: Dean Hay of The Greening of Detroit talks green infrastructure in the city

Model D spoke to Dean Hay with the Greening of Detroit about his organizations work on green infrastructure. 

Use the winter to plan for your rain garden

It's frigid outside, but that need not stop you from thinking about spring. Model D's Brian Alnutt gives you a primer on how to plan for a rain garden that will beautify your property and help protect the Great Lakes. Part one of a three-part series.

Q&A: Victoria Byrd Olivier on Detroit Future City and green infrastructure

How does green infrastructure fit into the work of Detroit Future City? 

How Detroiters can get involved with Standing Rock

Protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline have become a major national story and one of the most prominent environmental movements in years. Detroiters have also come out in force to support the protestors.

Nonresidential property owners learn how green infrastructure can reduce new stormwater fees

Detroit water and sewer customers can save money on their water bills by reducing the water running off their property.

Regional Transit Authority looks to learn from other cities' transit wins

A recent article in Next City details how Metro Detroit can move on from the failed RTA proposal in the last election and learn from other cities with regional transit.

Project Green Light offers to help businesses save money, improve safety through lighting rebates

A collaboration between the City of Detroit and DTE Energy, Project Green Light is now offering thousands of dollars in rebates.
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