NEWS & PRESS


The Community Foundation, Local and National Partners Announce New Round of Investments to Support Police Reform in Southeast Michigan

Community Policing Innovations Initiative is the first of its kind in the region Support from Community Policing Innovations Initiative nears $500,000 Recipients include ten cities in partnership with their local...

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Community Foundation Announces $14 Million in Grants in Southeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced grants totaling $14 million in the third quarter to support organizations primarily in southeast Michigan that are focused on the arts, civic life,...

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Oakland County police agencies, health network partner for mental health services The Oakland Press

This story was originally published by The Oakland Press. Three Oakland County police departments have partnered with Oakland Community Health Network to launch a new program to improve mental health...

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YAC Reflection: A Profile on Congress of Communities

This story is part of a series written by members of our Youth Advisory Committee highlighting grantees working on racial justice initiatives. By YAC Members of CFSEM Congress of Communities is a...

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YAC Reflection: Local Circles empowers the youth

This story is part of a series written by members of our Youth Advisory Committee highlighting grantees working on racial justice initiatives. By Kaya & Other YAC Members of CFSEM Oftentimes, young...

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Leading Philanthropies Join Forces to Boost Economic Mobility among People Involved with the Criminal Justice System The Justice and Mobility Fund

Initial $250 million committed to pursue comprehensive justice reforms that advance racial equity and inclusive post-pandemic recovery New York— Year after year, millions of Americans with past involvement in the...

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A better chance at a fresh start

This story was originally published in our 2021 Annual Report. Nearly 100,000 people in Michigan are currently in prison, on parole, or on probation. Among those, roughly 40,000 individuals are...

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Justice System Reform Projects Receive Over $2 Million in Support

A group of national and local foundations announced over $2 million in support to 12 organizations through the Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative designed to address inequities in the criminal...

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First Round of Investments to Innovative Pilot Program Sites Committed to Police Reform

First round of support from Community Policing Innovations Initiative totals $200,000 The Initiative was established with support from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Hudson-Webber Foundation, Ballmer Group and Oakland...

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Advancing Racial Justice Projects Through Youth Development and Community Journalism

This story was originally published in our Spring 2021 REPORT Newsletter. Over the course of the events last summer, we witnessed a strong rallying cry for racial justice throughout the country....

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