What We Are About

Michigan Community Resources is uniquely positioned to drive policy change, connect and improve systems that impact quality of life and the economy in low income communities, and bring a voice to those who have not been heard. We are qualified to provide holistic technical and legal services to individual organizations, helping them complete projects and achieve organizational goals.

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By the Numbers

16

education workshops taught in 2014

82

community based organizations assisted in 2014

$15M

value of pro bono legal services provided since 1998

MCR NEWS

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Our New Director Of Community Legal Resources

We are excited to announce that we have selected Amanda Gregory as the organization’s new director of Community Legal Resources, starting January 1, 2017.

With over 8 years of legal and public service experience, Gregory spent the last year managing MCR’s Legal Pro Bono Referral Program. Prior to joining MCR, she worked as Director of Street Markets for Detroit’s Eastern Market following nearly 6 years of active duty service with the U.S. Marine Corps as a judge advocate.

Jill Ferrari, CEO of Michigan Community Resources, says, “Amanda brings a rare combination of legal skills and passion for community economic development. Under her leadership, we will expand our presence statewide, develop strategic alliances with sections of the State Bar of Michigan and local bar associations. Her ability to connect our legal work with our other technical areas will increase the quality and impact of the services we provide to our clients.”

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2017 VISION AND CORE COMPETENCIES

With our clients in mind, we created our vision statement in 2016. Our vision describes who we are, and what we hope to accomplish on behalf of our clients.

In order to achieve this vision, we have undergone an extensive program planning process to define our technical work moving forward. We wish to approach our work thoughtfully, focusing on complementing the activities of partner organizations and responding directly to the needs of our clients.

Our program planning process has resulted in the development of four core competencies that represent the focus of our technical work.

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Submit a Nomination for the 2016 Detroit Community Development Awards!

Michigan Community Resources is proud to partner with Detroit LISC and Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) to host the 2016 Community Development Awards to be held on October 18, 2016 at Cobo Hall. Nominations are now being accepted. Please download the form and submit your nominations today!

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By the Numbers

16

education workshops taught in 2014

82

community based organizations assisted in 2014

$15M

value of pro bono legal services provided since 1998