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2019 Building Michigan Communities Conference
2019 Building Michigan Communities Conference @ Lansing Center
Apr 29 – May 1 all-day
2019 Building Michigan Communities Conference @ Lansing Center
With over 1,500 attendees, the Building Michigan Communities Conference has quickly become the largest conference of its kind in the United States. The conference is attended by service providers, nonprofit and for-profit developers and financiers
Earthworks Spring Garden Blessing 10:00 am
Earthworks Spring Garden Blessing @ Capuchin Soup Kitchen -Earthworks Urban Farm
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Earthworks Spring Garden Blessing @ Capuchin Soup Kitchen -Earthworks Urban Farm
Join Earthworks as they celebrate the start of the 2019 growing season at an annual all-inclusive spring garden blessing ceremony May 1st from 10 am – 11am at The Capuchin Soup Kitchen -Earthworks Urban Farm, …

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Fenmore Street Block Club Meeting 6:00 pm
Fenmore Street Block Club Meeting @ Chase Library
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Fenmore Street Block Club meets every first Monday of the month at the Chase Library on West Seven Mile from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Voices for Earth Justice Interfaith Prayer Breakfast 8:00 am
Voices for Earth Justice Interfaith Prayer Breakfast @ Congregational Church of Birmingham, UCC
May 2 @ 8:00 am
Voices for Earth Justice Interfaith Prayer Breakfast @ Congregational Church of Birmingham, UCC
Urban human services pioneer Rev. Faith Fowler headlines this interfaith prayer breakfast and celebration. Gather with new and old friends from all faiths to pray, share food, and to listen to Rev. Fowler’s inspiring message. …

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Unity Prayer for Peace Everywhere 11:00 am
Unity Prayer for Peace Everywhere @ Hamtramck Public Library
May 2 @ 11:00 am
Unity Prayer for Peace Everywhere @ Hamtramck Public Library
UM Ross School of Business Nonprofit Board Fellows Info Session – Detroit 12:00 pm
UM Ross School of Business Nonprofit Board Fellows Info Session – Detroit @ UM Detroit Center
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UM Ross School of Business Nonprofit Board Fellows Info Session - Detroit @ UM Detroit Center
The U-M Ross School of Business will be hosting two sessions to provide an overview for prospective organizations interested in participating during the 2019-20 program year. Come learn about the program benefits & structure and …

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MACC Legal – Low cost legal assistance 11:00 am
MACC Legal – Low cost legal assistance @ The Commons
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
MACC Legal - Low cost legal assistance @ The Commons
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 …

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Community Meal featuring Detroit Sustainability Ambassadors 4:00 pm
Community Meal featuring Detroit Sustainability Ambassadors @ Voices For Earth Justice
May 5 @ 4:00 pm
Community Meal featuring Detroit Sustainability Ambassadors @ Voices For Earth Justice
This meal is all about making friends with the people society least expects us to befriend. It’s about sharing our food and our lives with each other. You’ll enjoy a locally-sourced organic meal that features …

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Boots, Brims and Bites: Celebrating 5 Years of Revitalization 5:00 pm
Boots, Brims and Bites: Celebrating 5 Years of Revitalization @ Will Leather Goods
May 5 @ 5:00 pm
Boots, Brims and Bites: Celebrating 5 Years of Revitalization @ Will Leather Goods
360 Detroit presents Boots, Brims and Bites: Celebrating 5 Years of Revitalization. With special guest Horace H.B. Sanders (http://www.horacesanders.com). Tickets are $25. Start at 5 p.m. at Will Leather Goods (4120 2nd Avenue, Detroit, MI …

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Property Tax Exemption Workshops 2019 11:00 am
Property Tax Exemption Workshops 2019 @ Faith Church
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Property Tax Exemption Workshops 2019 @ Faith Church
Based on income eligibility OR a hardship, this City of Detroit program can partially or fully eliminate your current year’s property taxes! To see if you qualify, attend a free Property Tax Exemption Workshop, offered …

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UM3 Detroit
UM3 Detroit @ Gem Theatre
May 9 all-day
UM3 Detroit @ Gem Theatre
um3detroit is an interdisciplinary gathering that brings together U-M’s three campuses along with Detroit community partners to share and strengthen our connections to Detroit and each other. Through a focus on engaged research, scholarship, and …

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Doing Our Own Work: An Anti-Racism Seminar for White People
Doing Our Own Work: An Anti-Racism Seminar for White People
May 10 – May 11 all-day
Doing Our Own Work: An Anti-Racism Seminar for White People
March 8 & 9, and April 5 & 6, and May 10 & 11, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Mich. “At this time in our nation, we are witnessing an alarming resurgence of white supremacy and …

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Broadstreet Presbyterian Church Toiletry Pantry 10:30 am
Broadstreet Presbyterian Church Toiletry Pantry @ Broadstreet Presbyterian Church
May 11 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Broadstreet Presbyterian Church Toiletry Pantry @ Broadstreet Presbyterian Church
Pingree Park Association Monthly Meetings 4:00 pm
Pingree Park Association Monthly Meetings @ St. Augustine and St. Monica Catholic Church
May 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pingree Park Association Monthly Meetings @ St. Augustine and St. Monica Catholic Church
Attend the Monthly Pingree Park Association meetings at St. Augustine and St. Monica Catholic Church to stay informed and connect with neighbors!
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Knight Foundation Emerging City Champions Fellowship
Knight Foundation Emerging City Champions Fellowship
May 12 all-day
The Emerging City Champions Fellowship is currently accepting applications from young civic innovators (ages 19-35) in the 26 communities where Knight invests, who have ideas to strengthen urban mobility, improve public spaces and enhance civic engagement …

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Understanding + Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop
Understanding + Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop @ University of Detroit Mercy
May 13 – May 15 all-day
Understanding + Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop @ University of Detroit Mercy
  WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: Mon. 8:30am-6:00pm, Tues. 8:30am-6pm, & Wed. 8:30am-12:30pm. Full participation is important as each part builds on the previous ones. Lunch and snacks are provided. LOCATION: University of Detroit Mercy 4001 W McNichols …

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Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion Conference
Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion Conference @ Marygrove College - Madame Cadillac Building
May 16 all-day
Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion Conference @ Marygrove College - Madame Cadillac Building
Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion (MRDI) is presenting its inaugural conference on achieving meaningful workplace diversity through Workplace Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Consulting. The purpose of the conference is to help those tasked with …

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Meldrum Fresh Market 2019 Kick-Off Celebration 11:00 am
Meldrum Fresh Market 2019 Kick-Off Celebration @ Capuchin Soup Kitchen-Earthworks Urban Farm
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Meldrum Fresh Market 2019 Kick-Off Celebration @ Capuchin Soup Kitchen-Earthworks Urban Farm
Join Earthworks May 16th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for the opening day kick-off celebration of  Meldrum Fresh Market for the 2019 market season. Opening day activities include fresh produce for purchase, health screenings, …

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Community Workshop for Self-Development of People Grants 5:00 pm
Community Workshop for Self-Development of People Grants @ St. John's Presbyterian Church
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Community Workshop for Self-Development of People Grants @ St. John's Presbyterian Church
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Webinar: “Vacant to Vibrant – How to Turn Vacant Lots into Vibrant Plots” 1:00 pm
Webinar: “Vacant to Vibrant – How to Turn Vacant Lots into Vibrant Plots”
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Webinar: "Vacant to Vibrant - How to Turn Vacant Lots into Vibrant Plots"
Vacant lots in your neighborhood can illustrate neglect and seem like a waste of space. But, these open spaces can also serve as clean canvases for creative community projects that bring positive change. Interested in …

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2019 Youth Leadership Conference 10:00 am
2019 Youth Leadership Conference @ Wayne State University General Lecture Hall
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2019 Youth Leadership Conference @ Wayne State University General Lecture Hall
Life Remodeled: Fourth Friday Fundraising 11:30 am
Life Remodeled: Fourth Friday Fundraising @ Durfee Innovation Society
May 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Life Remodeled: Fourth Friday Fundraising @ Durfee Innovation Society
  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 …

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18th Annual Detroit Black Women’s Business Expo 11:00 am
18th Annual Detroit Black Women’s Business Expo @ New Providence Baptist Church - Pavilion Banquet & Conference Center
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
18th Annual Detroit Black Women's Business Expo @ New Providence Baptist Church - Pavilion Banquet & Conference Center
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6th Annual MACC Development Gala 5:00 pm
6th Annual MACC Development Gala @ Garden Theater
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6th Annual MACC Development Gala @ Garden Theater
This spring, MACC Development will bring together hundreds of brilliant minds representing many diverse perspectives, passions, and talents to help celebrate the rich history and exciting future of the 48214. The annual gala is a …

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