Nominate a deserving woman today!

5th Annual Power of One Dedicated Woman nominations due June 7th

The Power of One Dedicated Woman honors deserving women who inspire others to be part of community work and build stronger neighborhoods. The invitation-only annual event recognizes women who set an example of what one woman can do to make a difference in the lives of others. Submit a nomination by the deadline on June 7, 2019, or learn more about opportunities to sponsor the event on August 27, 2019!

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

Jun
17
Mon
TechTown Retail Boot Camp 2019 Application Deadline
Jun 17 all-day

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for opening a brick-and-mortar establishment in Detroit. The program curriculum is designed to strengthen businesses from pop-up stage to permanent location as they look to thrive in today’s retail environment. All graduates receive post-program coaching from the TechTown team for six months.

Participants must have evidence of previous retail activity (pop-up or e-commerce transactions, trunk shows, job experience) and must be intending to locate their business in Detroit within twelve months of graduation.

Application Overview and Key Dates
Please answer each question as thoroughly as possible. Most questions have a 50-word limit. The short video assignment is required. All applicants must complete all requirements to be considered; incomplete responses will disqualify your application.

Fall Cohort Sessions: July 16 – September 17 

Final Showcase: September 17 

Classes are hosted at TechTown on Tuesday evenings from 5-8:00 pm. Please anticipate to commit 15-20 additional hours each week to homework and other assignments.

The application deadline is Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

  • In-person interview invitations will be sent on Wednesday, June 19 by 5:00 p.m.
  • In-person interviews will occur between June 24-28 at TechTown.
  • Notifications of program acceptance will be sent on Monday, July 1 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Accepted applicants will be required to send written confirmation of acceptance by Monday, July 8 at 5:00 p.m. to secure their seat in the program.

There is no fee to apply to the program. Accepted applicants must pay the $499 class fee by July 15.

For more details visit: https://techtowndetroit.org/services/retail-boot-camp/

Jun
20
Thu
Black Family Development Annual Meeting @ Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Jun 20 @ 8:30 am
Jun
24
Mon
District Office Popcorn Hour @ Samaritan Center
Jun 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

Jun
17
Mon
TechTown Retail Boot Camp 2019 Application Deadline
Jun 17 all-day

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for opening a brick-and-mortar establishment in Detroit. The program curriculum is designed to strengthen businesses from pop-up stage to permanent location as they look to thrive in today’s retail environment. All graduates receive post-program coaching from the TechTown team for six months.

Participants must have evidence of previous retail activity (pop-up or e-commerce transactions, trunk shows, job experience) and must be intending to locate their business in Detroit within twelve months of graduation.

Application Overview and Key Dates
Please answer each question as thoroughly as possible. Most questions have a 50-word limit. The short video assignment is required. All applicants must complete all requirements to be considered; incomplete responses will disqualify your application.

Fall Cohort Sessions: July 16 – September 17 

Final Showcase: September 17 

Classes are hosted at TechTown on Tuesday evenings from 5-8:00 pm. Please anticipate to commit 15-20 additional hours each week to homework and other assignments.

The application deadline is Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

  • In-person interview invitations will be sent on Wednesday, June 19 by 5:00 p.m.
  • In-person interviews will occur between June 24-28 at TechTown.
  • Notifications of program acceptance will be sent on Monday, July 1 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Accepted applicants will be required to send written confirmation of acceptance by Monday, July 8 at 5:00 p.m. to secure their seat in the program.

There is no fee to apply to the program. Accepted applicants must pay the $499 class fee by July 15.

For more details visit: https://techtowndetroit.org/services/retail-boot-camp/

Jun
20
Thu
Black Family Development Annual Meeting @ Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Jun 20 @ 8:30 am
Jun
24
Mon
District Office Popcorn Hour @ Samaritan Center
Jun 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Get Social with us