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.

Apr
22
Mon
District Office Popcorn Hour @ Samaritan Center
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Apr
23
Tue
Voices for Earth Justice Class: Conservation, Earth Care and Sustainability @ Voices for Earth Justice
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
24
Wed
Spring Global Talent Job Fair @ Henry Ford College
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Calling All Job Seekers!

SPRING GLOBAL TALENT JOB FAIR

Contract 2 Careers
Presented by the North America Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers (NACSAE) and Global Talent Retention Initiative (GTRI)

  • Connect with Southeast Michigan’s top STEM employers
  • Attend workshops on succeeding in the U.S. job market
  • Learn about Global Detroit’s summer Global Talent Accelerator

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 11 A.M – 2 P.M 

Henry Ford College
5101 Evergreen Road-Building L
Dearborn, MI 48128
WORKSHOPS
11 am : Understanding Immigration & Employment in the U.S.
11:30 am : Succeeding in the U.S. Job Market

Featured Employers: Ghafari, PCI, OpTech, Detroit Engineered Products, ESG Automotive and more

REFRESHMENTS SERVED. FREE EVENT.

Urban Consulate: The Census & The City @ Co.act Detroit
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

How do we ensure everyone is counted in the 2020 Census? Join Urban Consulate at Co.act Detroit for a candid conversation hosted by Orlando Bailey. Featuring special guests:

+ Victoria Kovari, Detroit 2020 Census Campaign
+ Donna Murray-Brown, Michigan Nonprofit Association
+ Melissa Smiley, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Co.act Detroit
6568 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Free & open to the public. All welcome!

Apr
25
Thu
Community Open House at the Neighborhood HomeBase @ HomeBase
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
26
Fri
Life Remodeled: Fourth Friday Fundraising @ Durfee Innovation Society
Apr 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

The Life Remodeled team, led by Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder, is looking to flip the script and shatter some fundraising myths by hosting an enlightening 10 part lunch and learn series on what it takes to achieve high caliber and effective fund development.

Join LR and hundreds of representatives from non-profits throughout the greater metro-Detroit area on the fourth Friday of the month from 11:30 – 1 p.m. at the Durfee Innovation Society to learn from some of the major players in the philanthropy world– funders, donors, volunteers and non-profit staff, who are looking for insight into creating a strong development strategy.


Schedule:

Session #1 :: Friday, February 22, 2019
My Journey with Fundraising: From Transactional to Transformational
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled

Session #2 :: Friday, March 22, 2019
Developing + Delivering Your Pitch
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled and Dan Zwolak, CEO, seeds marketing+design

Session #3 :: Friday, April 26, 2019
Major Gifts + Making “The Ask”
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled; Ed Russell, President at Russell Development; and Lisa Payne, Former CFO of Taubman; Additional Speaker TBD

Session #4 :: Friday, May 24, 2019
How to Craft + Share Your Personal Story + Why This is Super Important
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled

Session #5 :: Friday, June 28, 2019
The Art of the Nonprofit Fundraising CEO
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled; Kirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest; Kevin Roach, CEO of Methodist Children’s Home Society; Brett Tillander, CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties; and Dr. Darienne B. Driver, President & CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Session #6 :: Friday, July 26, 2019
Fundraising Administration
Featuring Brooke Adams, Fundraising Manager at Life Remodeled and Pat McQueen SVP Education at Salesforce

Session #7 :: Friday, August 23, 2019
Corporate Giving
Featuring Doug Maibach, Executive Vice President at Barton Malow; Rebecca Ndombi, Social Responsibility Manager at Sun Communities; Additional Speakers TBD

Session #8 :: Friday, September 27, 2019
Measuring Impact: Why + What + How
Featuring Romy Kochan, CEO of Gingras Global

Session #9 :: Friday, October 25, 2019
Discussion with Foundation CEOs/EDs
Featuring Tonya Allen, President + CEO at The Skillman Foundation and Additional Speakers TBD

Session #10 :: Friday, November 22, 2019
In-Kind Donations
Featuring Chris Lambert, CEO + Founder of Life Remodeled; Harvey Berman, Construction, Contracts & Real Estate Attorney with Bodman; Terri Rubis, Environmental Account Manager at ARCADIS; Jeff Lane, Connector at Life Remodeled


Tickets

Tickets must be purchased in advance for $15 per person. Lunch will be provided, and $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to one randomly drawn nonprofit organization in attendance each month.

Please note: Tickets must be purchased for each individual session. Please be sure you are purchasing the correct ticket for the session and date you are looking to attend.

Any questions related to the event can be directed to Brooke Adams at brooke@liferemodeled.com.

St. Stephen AME Church: A Worship Service of Unity and Empowerment @ St. Stephen AME Church
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm