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Sustainable Communities

To improve the quality of life for residents in low-income neighborhoods in Detroit, Philadelphia and the Twin Cities through the Building Sustainable Communities strategy.

Detroit Journalism Cooperative + DPTV

For Detroit Public Television to join the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, developing and sharing stories aimed at helping find solutions to the city's fiscal crisis.

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

To fund a minimum of 50 capacity building grants of no more than $5,000 each to subsidize training for public sector and nonprofit staff who are advancing the future of Detroit in the areas of economic growth, land use, city systems, planning and neighborhood development (the Detroit Future City elements).

Detroit Future City

After White House-led information technology team makes recommendations for municipal information technology improvements, Detroit Future City team will provide supportive human capital for implementation of recommended IT improvements.

12 'Zines

To engage Detroiters in the city's history by creating a series of 'zines that explore the city's people and places


To create a series of drive-through audio collages of the city by installing hyper-local radio stations continuously broadcasting on the same frequency

AMP Camp

To fuel new ideas for the classroom by providing digital media teachers with a three-day artists' retreat and a year-round network of support

ART Laboratory

To challenge modern perceptions of puppetry by bringing together four Detroit organizations for puppet theater productions

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