The North End Resilience Project is a project of Michigan Community Resources in partnership with the Knight Foundation. The project aims to support grassroots organizations and community leaders in the North End, the community in central Detroit bounded by Woodward Avenue to the west, I-75 to the east, East Grand Boulevard to the south, and Woodland Street to the north.
THE NORTH END RESILIENCE PROJECT STORYTELLING INITIATIVEThe North End Resilience Project Storytelling Initiative highlights resident leadership in Detroit's North End. Cohort organizations and other North End leaders were invited to participate. Interviews were conducted in 2021 and 2022.
NORTH END RESILIENCE PROJECT COHORT DEVELOPMENT & COACHING
The North End Resilience Project provided organizational development one-on-one coaching and cohort opportunities for eight small, Black- and Brown-led organizations throughout 2022 (organizations had less than $250,000 operating budgets and two to four staff members).
The following eight North End organizations received direct assistance and were invited to participate in community-building cohort events and workshops as part of the North End Resilience Project:
- HIP N ZEN NORTHEND
- HISTORIC NORTH END ALLIANCE, INC.
- HOUSE 4 HOUSE
- JOY PROJECT GROWERS LLC
- MOORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
- NETTEWORKS ARTISTRY ENTERTAINMENT LLC
- OAKLAND AVENUE ARTISTS COALITION
- RUSSELL STREET COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
- VICTORY IN THE FAMILY MINISTRIES