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New digital platform connects Northwest Detroiters to vital resources

April 8, 2021

Residents in several Northwest Detroit neighborhoods are now able to reach an innovative and dynamic directory of support services — from housing to childcare to job training — on their phones, laptops and desktop computers through the efforts of Detroit’s Live6 Alliance and the social technology nonprofit Alluma. Alluma, which…

Resident eyeing smart phone.

Valdes Lupi: Nation needs to make long-term investment in public health and prevention

April 7, 2021

What will public health look like in 2030? In June 2014, The Kresge Foundation partnered with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Institute for Alternative Futures to tackle that question in a report, Public Health 2030: A Scenario Exploration. This report offered four alternative scenarios for the future of…

Kresge partners appointed to new White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council

March 31, 2021

The Biden-Harris administration announced members of the first-ever White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council on March 29, including several long-time grantees and community partners of Kresge’s Environment, Health and American Cities programs. The advisory council was established by President Biden’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad…

Kresge salutes CFSEM President Mariam Noland on the announcement of her retirement

March 24, 2021

Mariam Noland has spent almost two generations in dedication to improving virtually every dimension of life in southeast Michigan. From creating a vehicle to fund and administer a regional system of greenways to ensuring the long-term viability of arts and cultural institutions. From jump-starting a seminal conversation about how philanthropy…

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Mixed Blood Theatre shares 30-year history of using art to advance health equity  

March 24, 2021

View a 30-year timeline of Mixed Blood Theatre’s customized plays and trainings focused on access to quality health care. An increasing number of artists and creatives are leading efforts that contribute to health equity and collective recovery in communities. They are working to raise community members’ and government officials’ understanding…

This image showcases The Mixed Blood Theatre, based in Minneapolis.
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