Challenge Detroit


Challenge Detroit Launches First Team Challenge With Matrix Human Services

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

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Work Begins For Challenge Detroit Participants

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2012

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Challenge Detroit Announces 30 Participants

Challenge Detroit, an urban revitalization project bringing new talent to Detroit, has selected 30 participants from throughout the United States to participate in its inaugural program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

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We Build Character Is Accepting Applications for Elevate Mentoring Programs

The mentorship program We Build Character is now accepting applications for its 2012-13 Elevate Mentoring Programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

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Challenge Detroit Finalists Issue Challenge To Detroiters: Love Your City!

It is often said that Detroiters are even more down on their city than some outsiders. City residents who feel that way can learn from a group of 66 finalists in the Challenge Detroit competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2012

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Challenge Detroit Selects 66 Finalists

Challenge Detroit said Friday that it had selected 66 finalists in the competition to work, live, play and give for a year in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2012


Challenge Detroit Candidates Up For Online Vote

The folks behind Challenge Detroit, the online effort to bring 30 talented entrepreneurs to Detroit to live, work, play and give in the city, need your help to pick about 60 finalists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

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Deadline Extended For Challenge Detroit Applications

More than 500 people have started the application process for Challenge Detroit, a year-long program that will see 30 energetic, innovative thinkers live, work, play and give in Detroit. Interest is so strong that the application deadline for potential participants has been extended to Sunday, March 25.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012

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Credit Acceptance Chairman Pledges $500,000 to Challenge Detroit

Challenge Detroit, a national initiative focused on revitalizing Detroit by attracting young entrepreneurs to the city, said Thursday that Credit Acceptance Corp. chairman and founder, Donald A. Foss, has personally pledged $500,000 to the Challenge Detroit effort.

CBS Detroit–02/23/2012

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We Build Character Partners With Collaborative Group To Deliver Mentoring Program

We Build Character, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has partnered with Challenge Detroit to provide an experiential model of leadership mentoring to all college graduates participating in the one year program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2012