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March 12, 2020

Newsletter 3-12-2020

Featured items: Grantee Perception Report and 10 resolutions to strengthen grantee relations; resources for reaching hard-to-count Census populations; new program aims to support the engagement of fathers and family prosperity; addressing adverse childhood experiences; 'Unlikely' now streaming. 

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March 5, 2020

Newsletter 3-5-2020

Featured items: Census Counts campaign for fair and accurate count; Creating Healthy Communities webinar available on health risks of racism; new report on home rule reforms; a partner spotlight on the Asian Economic Development Association; International Women's Day. 

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February 27, 2020

Newsletter 2-27-2020

Featured items: Black History Month partner spotlight: Inclusiv and  African-American Credit Union Coalition; unique partnership seeks to create greener, healthier cities;  Fostering Urban Equitable Leadership (FUEL) program case study; Kresge's Anna Cruz named a 2020 PLACES Fellow; Kresge grantee designer spotlighted for justice work.

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February 20, 2020

Newsletter 2-20-2020

Featured items: Black History Month partner spotlight: Motown Museum; inaugural peer-learning event of the Climate Change, Health & Equity convening; insights on the work of the Water Equity Task Force; essay on Opportunity Zone investments; Kresge in the news. 

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February 13, 2020

Newsletter 2-13-2020

Featured items: Black History Month partner spotlight: A visit to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice; Climate Change, Health & Equity Initiative convening and opening remarks by President Rip Rapson; Urban America Forward report on advancing equity; e-learning philanthropy platform from Johnson Center; current job openings.

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February 6, 2020

Newsletter 2-6-2020

Featured items include: Partner spotlight honoring Black History Month; Environment Program hosts Racial Equity Learning Program convening; Mission, Money & Markets blog post on new approach to financing community energy resilience; Creating Healthy Communities webinar on racism; and Marygrove campus transformation cited as positive example of community engagement. 

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January 30, 2020

Newsletter 1-30-2020

Featured items include: Community Investment Guarantee Pool introduced; new Eminent Artist named for 2020; New Orleans Next Gen funding opportunity announced; Kresge VP, CFO and chief administrative officer Amy Robinson delivers Walsh College commencement address; and private foundation excise tax change.

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January 23, 2020

Newsletter 1-23-2020

Featured items include: Place-based Practice leadership updates; Detroit Future City opens a center focused on economic equity; MLK Day lecture on climate change and racial equity; upcoming clean energy investment webinar; and Kresge in the field. 

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January 16, 2020

Newsletter 1-16-2020

Featured items include: New BOOST (Boosting Opportunities for Social and Economic Mobility for Families) grants awarded; upcoming MLK Day lecture on climate change and racial equity; request for information issued by Human Services Program and Social Investment Practice; Fulcrum Fellowship applications now open. 

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January 9, 2020

Newsletter 01-02-2020

New  Year's edition of our newsletter offers recommendations from our staff on what books to read about cities, opportunity and equity in 2020. 

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