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Urban Neighborhood Initiatives

Detroit, Michigan



Focused on neighborhood revitalization in a 23-block area in Southwest Detroit, this community-based agency provides youth-development and recreational services, literacy and GED classes in Spanish and English, computer classes, day-care and after-school programs. This grant, part of the Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit initiative, will focus on the build-out of the Community Peace and Justice Wing of UNI’s Lawndale Center as a hub for programs focused on increasing safety and quality of life for residents, including alternative approaches to crime reduction.

Area Served

Area Served:
Detroit, Michigan