OUR MISSION

We advance the missions of Michigan nonprofit organizations that serve low income individuals and communities through pro bono and low cost legal and other professional services, organization development, and trusted guidance.

We envision strong Michigan communities build on strong organizations, strong leaders, and a strong nonprofit network.

Upcoming Events

Dec
11
Tue
Savor Holiday Happy Hour Networking – Southwest Businesses @ La Noria Bistro
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Savor Holliday Happy Hour & Networking
Calling all Southwest Detroit / Corktown business owners!
(Brick & Mortar Retail & Restaurants / Home-based Businesses / Contractors / Service Providers – everyone is invited!)

Como siempre es Evento Bilingüe – leer la descripción en español hacia abajo.
As always – this is a bilingual event.

Come join us at La Noria Bistro on Michigan Ave & Junction to network and celebrate all that we have accomplished in 2018 and to SAVOR Southwest Detroit! We want to hear your goals for 2019 and how the Southwest Detroit Business Association can help you to reach them.
– pizza will be served
– cash bar
– marketing opportunities for attendees

Vengan todos los propietarios de Southwest Detroit / Corktown!
(Dueños de cualquier Local / Tienda / Restaurante / Negocio Casero / Contratistas / Proveedores de Servicio – todos están invitados! )

Vamos a La Noria Bistro esquina Michigan Ave. con la Junction para celebrar todo lo que hemos logrado en 2018 en Southwest Detroit! Queremos escuchar tus metas para el próximo año y como la Asociación te puede apoyarlas.
– se servirán pizzas
– barra disponible
– oportunidades de mercadeo para los que asistan
Favor de confirmar tu asistencia con Bridget Espinosa
bridget@puenteci.com o por texto 248-919-8440

Dec
12
Wed
Better Buildings, Better Blocks Winter 2019 Application Deadline
Dec 12 all-day

Applications are now open to residents of Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park and will be accepted through December 12, 2018.

Visit: www.bcvdetroit.org/application

Earthworks Urban Farm Holiday Open House @ Capuchin Soup Kitchen - Earthworks Urban Farm
Dec 12 – Dec 14 all-day

The Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Earthworks Urban Farm will host our annual Holiday Open House starting Wednesday, December 12 through Friday, December 14 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Available products include t-shirts, tote bags, jam, stickers, and more.

Self-guided tours of the Earthworks’ gardens will be available. Graduates from the Earthworks Agriculture Training Program will also be on hand to answer questions and selling their wares.

By the Numbers

12

education workshops taught in 2016

49

community based organizations assisted in 2016

$16M

value of pro bono legal services provided since 1998

MCR NEWS

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Michigan Community Resources Announces Shamyle Dobbs as New CEO

Michigan Community Resources is proud to announce Shamyle Dobbs as our new CEO!

With over 17 years of experience in nonprofit management, Shamyle brings to the CEO position a deep institutional understanding of MCR as well as an unparalleled passion for the good work done by organizations and community leaders MCR serves.

Formerly the Chief Program Officer, Shamyle has played an integral role in shaping the work at MCR since 2008. A native New Yorker and graduate of New York University, Shamyle moved to Michigan in 2001 to complete her Master of Social Work at the University of Michigan and went on to receive a Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University Law School.

With her core philosophy being that of servant leadership, she embodies practices that enrich the lives of individuals, build stronger organizations, and ultimately create a more just and caring world.

Read more

Upcoming Events

Dec
11
Tue
Savor Holiday Happy Hour Networking – Southwest Businesses @ La Noria Bistro
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Savor Holliday Happy Hour & Networking
Calling all Southwest Detroit / Corktown business owners!
(Brick & Mortar Retail & Restaurants / Home-based Businesses / Contractors / Service Providers – everyone is invited!)

Como siempre es Evento Bilingüe – leer la descripción en español hacia abajo.
As always – this is a bilingual event.

Come join us at La Noria Bistro on Michigan Ave & Junction to network and celebrate all that we have accomplished in 2018 and to SAVOR Southwest Detroit! We want to hear your goals for 2019 and how the Southwest Detroit Business Association can help you to reach them.
– pizza will be served
– cash bar
– marketing opportunities for attendees

Vengan todos los propietarios de Southwest Detroit / Corktown!
(Dueños de cualquier Local / Tienda / Restaurante / Negocio Casero / Contratistas / Proveedores de Servicio – todos están invitados! )

Vamos a La Noria Bistro esquina Michigan Ave. con la Junction para celebrar todo lo que hemos logrado en 2018 en Southwest Detroit! Queremos escuchar tus metas para el próximo año y como la Asociación te puede apoyarlas.
– se servirán pizzas
– barra disponible
– oportunidades de mercadeo para los que asistan
Favor de confirmar tu asistencia con Bridget Espinosa
bridget@puenteci.com o por texto 248-919-8440

Dec
12
Wed
Better Buildings, Better Blocks Winter 2019 Application Deadline
Dec 12 all-day

Applications are now open to residents of Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park and will be accepted through December 12, 2018.

Visit: www.bcvdetroit.org/application

Earthworks Urban Farm Holiday Open House @ Capuchin Soup Kitchen - Earthworks Urban Farm
Dec 12 – Dec 14 all-day

The Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Earthworks Urban Farm will host our annual Holiday Open House starting Wednesday, December 12 through Friday, December 14 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Available products include t-shirts, tote bags, jam, stickers, and more.

Self-guided tours of the Earthworks’ gardens will be available. Graduates from the Earthworks Agriculture Training Program will also be on hand to answer questions and selling their wares.

By the Numbers

12

education workshops taught in 2016

49

community based organizations assisted in 2016

$16M

value of pro bono legal services provided since 1998