NEWS & PRESS


Islandview home to new Neighborhood Reporting Initiative

Detroit Public Television, in partnership with Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) and the Tuxedo Project, received $50,000 to further develop the “Other Detroit” program. The program, which launched in...

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Tostada uses food journalism to amplify broad range of voices

Serena Maria Daniels spent years working as a daily newspaper reporter writing about immigration and politics and doing her best to highlight the untold stories of people in the communities...

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Grant supports citizen blogger network development

Detour Detroit, in partnership with Tech Town, received $46,000 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund to develop a community engagement strategy and to expand a fellowship program designed to tell...

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Local public meetings are a scrape and a tap away NeimanLab

“The goal is not to produce content for media outlets. It’s to repair broken bridges with local government, to get people to the meetings, get their voices heard, and figure...

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Freedom of information: New project aims to help Detroiters use public records law The Detroit Free Press

“Journalists talk a lot about the Freedom of Information Act. It’s a key way that we hold our governments accountable. Free Press journalists recently used Michigan’s Freedom of Information law...

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Nine Journalism Projects Share More than $330,000 in Grants

Nine projects that invite Detroit residents to shape local news and information will share more than $330,000 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund To promote quality journalism and ensure local...

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Record Amount of Grants Awarded to Regional Nonprofits from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds

DETROIT –  The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan has awarded more than $1.2 million in grants to 49 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Each grantee organization...

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Program preps food for the hungry that otherwise might intimidate Crain's Detroit

For Food Gatherers and the people it serves, the 40-pound hubbard squash donated by a nearby, Ann Arbor farmer was both a boon and a curse. It could help feed...

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Front Door Project to Increase Capacity of Immigration Legal Services Michigan Immigrant Rights Center

The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) recently received funding from The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and The Kresge Foundation to expand free legal services for immigrants across Michigan. Through...

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WDET and City Bureau: Citizen Journalism Serving as the Eyes and Ears for the Public

Too often Detroit residents are not aware a public meeting is happening or are unable to find out what occurred. Some public meetings, once routinely covered by local journalists, seldom...

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