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July 19, 2017 11:45 AM EDT
While Corissa Green is in Midtown Detroit for classes at Wayne State University, she notices the changes around the city. How community members, like artists, have played a part in creating new opportunities and development. Now, Green has a bird’s-eye view of how those projects come to fruition as...
July 12, 2017 3:00 PM EDT
When Rosario Torres looked at her high school graduating class eight years ago, she realized only a quarter of her classmates from freshman year were receiving diplomas. Of those Lakewood, California graduates, about a third continued to higher education. Torres, now 27, said witnessing the...
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Remarks delivered by Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson at the 2017 Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellows reception on...

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A statement by Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson about the Hope Starts Here: Detroit’s Early Childhood Partnership, a...

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Issues of Volume 1 (2016) and 2 (2017) of the weekly newsletter News From The Kresge Foundation, containing information about funding...

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