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?
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.
Twenty-nine young people are living in Detroit for a year as part of Challenge Detroit.
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.
An innovative program has 30 young people working and living in the city of Detroit hoping to make some positive changes.
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?
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.
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.
Challenge Detroit — an urban revitalization project bringing together 30 leaders from Detroit and across the country to live, work, play and give in the city — has launched its first Team Challenge in partnership with Matrix Human Services.
Thanks to Challenge Detroit, the city has 30 new residents who live, work, and play in the Motor City. They’ll also be giving back, too, through their volunteer work.
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