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Online celebration for Marie Woo, 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist, debuts Friday

October 15, 2020

To celebrate 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist Marie Woo, Kresge and an esteemed Detroit arts institution, the Scarab Club, are teaming up for a virtual unveiling of a career retrospective and the launch of a monograph of her life and work. The event, dubbed “A Moment with Marie Woo,” will be…

Marie Woo, MaryAnn Wilkinson at Scarab Club redesign brings new features, functionality to our digital home

October 14, 2020

Welcome to the new Whether you’re a frequent visitor or here for the first time, I invite you to explore The Kresge Foundation’s refreshed website, which launched this week. Throughout 2020, our External Affairs & Communications team partnered with our colleagues from across the foundation to reconceptualize our website.…

Book presents portrait of Detroit through 100 Detroiters’ images, lives, DNA

October 13, 2020

A multimedia project profiling 100 Detroiters through photography, the written word, DNA science and cartography culminates this week with the virtual launch of the book i.Detroit – A Human Atlas of an American City. This is the third Human Atlas project led by British artist Marcus Lyon following award-winning interactive…

Kresge honors the history and culture of Indigenous people with land acknowledgement

October 11, 2020

As part of Kresge’s commitment to more firmly center equity in our work to expand opportunities in American cities, the foundation has formally adopted Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday and has embarked on a land acknowledgement journey to recognize the ongoing relationship between Native Americans and the land…

Kresge land acknowledgement artwork

Kresge joins Detroit-area partners in cross-sector effort to increase college completion, decrease racial equity gaps

October 6, 2020

The Kresge Foundation recently joined 34 partners across the higher education, business, K-12, philanthropy and nonprofit sectors to sign the Detroit Regional Talent Compact, a 10-year roadmap to strengthen the area’s workforce pipeline by increasing postsecondary attainment and narrowing racial inequities. The compact was unveiled on Friday during a digital panel discussion as…

Inside Out & Outside In: Kresge’s new annual report on equity

September 30, 2020

Examining racial equity’s centrality to Kresge’s mission, work through stories, letters, and spotlight on our journey The Kresge Foundation is pleased to debut its 2019 Annual Report, entitled “Inside Out & Outside In – Equity: Organic to Our Mission.” The report explores Kresge’s willingness to transform itself and be transformed…

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