Events

Nov
2
Fri
Dia de los Muertos Art Exhibit @ Garage Cultural
Nov 2 – Nov 11 all-day

Join us Friday November 2nd for Garage Cultural’s annual community ofrenda unveiling and the opening reception for Venus Garden, an exhibition featuring new work by Dalia Reyes.

This years ofrenda and exhibit focuses on divine female energy. Looking at the ways in which it can uplift and unite us even among societal aims to both challenge and subdue it.

* Cocktails | Antojitos | Arte | Premios *

Poetry readings by Catalina.

We will also be announcing the winners of the Dia de los Muertos K-8th Art Contest.

Attendees can also add to the ofrenda.

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Únase a nosotros el viernes 2 de noviembre para la inauguración de la ofrenda comunitaria anual de Garage Cultural y la recepción de apertura de Venus Garden, una exposición con el nuevo trabajo de Dalia Reyes.

Este año la ofrenda y exposición se centra en la energía divina femenina. Mirando las maneras en que puede elevarnos y unirnos a pesar de los objetivos sociales para desafiarlo y someterlo.

* Cócteles | Antojitos | Arte | Premios *

Recital de poemas por Catalina.

También anunciaremos a los ganadores del Concurso de Arte del Día de los Muertos para grados K-8o.

Los asistentes tambien podran agregar a la ofrenda.

Nov
8
Thu
Best Practices for Nonprofits in the #MeToo Era: Investigations and Policies @ Webinar
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Best Practices for Nonprofits in the #MeToo Era: Investigations and Policies @ Webinar

Michigan Community Resources is proud to be a member of Exponentum (TM), a national network of business law pro bono providers. www.exponentum.org.

Please join us for a webinar on November 8, 2018, offered by Exponentum in conjunction with pro bono attorneys from Jackson Lewis.

Jackson Lewis P.C. and Exponentum are pleased to present a complimentary webinar for nonprofit employers.

Legal requirements and best practices are evolving in the #MeToo era affecting all employers. Tailored specifically for nonprofit leaders, we will provide practical and timely guidance so you can effectively evaluate current policies and be prepared to investigate workplace complaints and respond appropriately. All executive directors, in-house counsel, human resources professionals, board members, and other leaders of nonprofit organizations are invited to attend.

Topics

  • Best practices and legal requirements for your policies against harassment, discrimination and retaliation
  • Highlights of the latest state statutes mandating that employers take certain steps to prevent workplace harassment

Steps for conducting an effective workplace investigation

Please contact Jessica Poot for more information.

2018 Detroit Community Development Awards @ Cobo Center
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2018 Detroit Community Development Awards @ Cobo Center | Detroit | Michigan | United States

The 2018 Detroit Community Development Awards presented by the Masco Corporation Foundation will take place on November 8, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom A at Cobo Center.

This premier industry event publicly recognizes the individuals and organizations whose vision, leadership and commitment is successfully transforming Detroit neighborhoods.

This year, we are honoring Detroit and the past, present and future of community development and its leaders.

The Detroit Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) helps neighbors build communities in Detroit by providing capital, technical expertise, training, and information to develop local leadership in creating affordable housing, spurring economic development, and supporting safe neighborhoods.

The Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) has served as the leading voice for Detroit’s community development industry. CDAD advocates for public policies and resources that  advance the work of nonprofit, community-based organizations in Detroit neighborhoods who are engaged in physical development, land use planning, community organizing, and other activities designed to stabilize and revitalize the quality of life in Detroit.

Michigan Community Resources (MCR) was originally known as Community Legal Resources. They began in 1998 as a project of Michigan Legal Services and the ABA Business Law Section Pro Bono Committee. Over time and directly due to the needs of their clients, they developed community and economic development expertise and enveloped its core principles into our organization’s culture. Michigan Community Resources now provides a more comprehensive array of services for navigating through legal, community organizing, and urban planning issues so that nonprofit organizations can continue to have a positive impact on their respective communities.

Cinnaire helps community development organizations, lending partners and socially motivated investors accomplish goals in underserved communities. They fill gaps in community development funding by leveraging capital from public and private sector organizations and bringing expertise to communities that need it most.