OUR MISSION

Michigan Community Resources advances 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

Apr
19
Fri
Knight Arts Challenge 2019 Deadline @ Detroit
Apr 19 all-day

WHAT IS YOUR BEST IDEA FOR THE ARTS?

The Knight Arts Challenge funds the best ideas that connect people to place and to each other through the arts. In 2019, we’ll open challenges in Akron, Detroit and Miami, and invite applications from artists and arts organizations in each of these cities.

Winners will receive a share of $2 million.

Apply now! Submit your application by: 11:59 pm ET on April 19, 2019

Apr
20
Sat
MACC Legal – Low cost legal assistance @ The Commons
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

MACC Legal offers low cost legal assistance on Saturdays, in the neighborhood! Cost is a donation based on your income, as low as $5-$40.

MACC Legal’s volunteer attorneys will provide specialty legal consultation—and in some cases, representation—in the areas of:
family,
bankruptcy,
housing,
benefits and disability law.

We are available every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at The Commons Detroit, 7900 Mack Ave., corner of Beals.

Walk in’s are welcome, appointments are encouraged!!

Stop by, lets see if we can help!

Call for more information or an appointment, 313.732.9302, ext. 3

Family Fun Day at the Community Treehouse Center @ Community Treehouse Center
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Community Treehouse Center is excited to host a Family Fun Day for the Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood youth, with an Easter Egg Hunt and other activities. For more details and/or information about the Community Treehouse Center, visit https://bit.ly/2FvSZ4C.
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Model D Media, in partnership with the Manistique Community Treehouse Center, is proud to host a two-day community empowerment event to celebrate the past, present and future of the Jefferson Chalmers community.

Get Social with us

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.

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Upcoming Events

Apr
19
Fri
Knight Arts Challenge 2019 Deadline @ Detroit
Apr 19 all-day

WHAT IS YOUR BEST IDEA FOR THE ARTS?

The Knight Arts Challenge funds the best ideas that connect people to place and to each other through the arts. In 2019, we’ll open challenges in Akron, Detroit and Miami, and invite applications from artists and arts organizations in each of these cities.

Winners will receive a share of $2 million.

Apply now! Submit your application by: 11:59 pm ET on April 19, 2019

Apr
20
Sat
MACC Legal – Low cost legal assistance @ The Commons
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

MACC Legal offers low cost legal assistance on Saturdays, in the neighborhood! Cost is a donation based on your income, as low as $5-$40.

MACC Legal’s volunteer attorneys will provide specialty legal consultation—and in some cases, representation—in the areas of:
family,
bankruptcy,
housing,
benefits and disability law.

We are available every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at The Commons Detroit, 7900 Mack Ave., corner of Beals.

Walk in’s are welcome, appointments are encouraged!!

Stop by, lets see if we can help!

Call for more information or an appointment, 313.732.9302, ext. 3

Family Fun Day at the Community Treehouse Center @ Community Treehouse Center
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Community Treehouse Center is excited to host a Family Fun Day for the Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood youth, with an Easter Egg Hunt and other activities. For more details and/or information about the Community Treehouse Center, visit https://bit.ly/2FvSZ4C.
———
Model D Media, in partnership with the Manistique Community Treehouse Center, is proud to host a two-day community empowerment event to celebrate the past, present and future of the Jefferson Chalmers community.

Get Social with us