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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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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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Kresge grants support 20 Detroit efforts in fight for racial justice The Kresge Foundation

This content was originally published by The Kresge Foundation. The Kresge Foundation announced more than $8 million dollars in new grant commitments over the next three years to support racial...

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Michigan Justice Fund Will Address Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

Across the country, amid protests against police violence and vehement calls for social justice, Americans are engaging in conversations about how and where racial inequities are harming — and have...

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Coronavirus in Jails and Prisons

How a collaboration between scholars, public health officials, and the Wayne County jail has kept COVID-19 in check; the California prison with the most coronavirus cases kept prisoners working despite...

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CFSEM President speaks with WXYZ about COVID-19 and Michigan Justice Fund WXYZ Detroit

On Sunday, September 20th, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan President Mariam Noland made an appearance on WXYZ-TV’s Spotlight on the News, where she spoke with host Chuck Stokes and Hudson-Webber...

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Foundations Join Together to Develop the Michigan Justice Fund to Advance Reform Initiatives

A group of local and national organizations has come together to develop the Michigan Justice Fund, an initiative designed to address inequities in the criminal justice system throughout the state....

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