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Challenge Detroit

Challenge Detroit

Challenge Detroit Starts Recruiting Third Class

Challenge Detroit, a national initiative focused on revitalizing Detroit by retaining and attracting top talent to share their intellectual capital with the city, has launched year three of the program and is now accepting applications for its class of 2014-2015 fellows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2014


Challenge Detroit Picks Second Class Of ‘Fellows’

The young professionals program Challenge Detroit has selected its second cohort of 33 Fellows, people who will spend a year working, living, playing and serving in the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

Vote Meagen for Challenge Detroit!

Local CBS 62 Intern Is Ready To Challenge Detroit

If you were given one year to live, work, and give back to Detroit, what would you do to make a difference in the city?

CBS 62–04/03/2013


Challenge Detroit Seeks Second Cohort Of Young Workers…

Challenge Detroit, a national initiative focused on revitalizing Detroit by retaining and attracting top talent to bring their intellectual capital to the City, has launched year two of the program and is now accepting applications for 2013-2014 Fellows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

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Challenge Detroit: Fill The Vacant Lots To Bring More People To Live In City

Twenty-nine young people are living in Detroit for a year as part of Challenge Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

Betsy Berens (credit: WWJ/Beth Fisher)

‘Challenge Detroit’ Attracts Young People To The City

Betsy Berens, 22, is a part of this elite group working to solve problems like how to make fresh food more available to Detroiters and how to retain international students in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

Caroline Gersch (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

“Challenge Detroit” Works For Positive Change In The City

An innovative program has 30 young people working and living in the city of Detroit hoping to make some positive changes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

WWJ Photo: Vickie Thomas

Challenge Detroit Program: A Conversation With Fellow Ben Hershey

After nearly six months into the Challenge Detroit initiative, what are participants saying about their efforts to revitalize the city? And what’s it been like so far?

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012


Challenge Detroit Partners With United Way For Program’s Second Team Challenge

Challenge Detroit, an urban revitalization project bringing 30 innovative leaders to the city to live, work, play and give in the community, has launched its second Team Challenge in partnership with United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2012


MEDC Supports Challenge Detroit Program With $230,000 Grant

Challenge Detroit, the year-long program that has attracted 30 young leaders to work, live, play and give in Detroit, has won a $230,000 grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s LiveWorkDetroit initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012



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