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Leading Detroit: Angela Reyes of Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation

Tired of burying children, Angela Reyes became a community leader by organizing youth programs. Reyes vividly remembers going to the funerals of young people close to her every other week.“It was traumatic for me as a mother, it was traumatic for the community." ... Read More

Model D, Skillman Foundation to host #YourDetroit Twitter chat

We’ve teamed with Model D and two Detroit writers and thinkers to have a Twitter conversation from 2 to 3 p.m. on March 3. It's a chance to talk about #YourDetroit. Whatever neighborhood that is. Whether you have been in the city five months, five years, or 50 years. If you care about Detroit and want it to be a more inclusive place that works for all, we hope you’ll join us. ... Read More

GCYF14 preview: Big Story in Small Grants

This week, we’ll preview each of those opportunities on the Rose for Detroit blog. If you plan to attend the conference, don’t wait to book your spot! Early bird pricing ends Friday. Click here to register. And click here to see a schedule of all of the educational and fun stuff planned for the conference. ... Read More

National grantmaking conference headed to Detroit

The 2014 Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Family conference is coming to Detroit from Oct. 15-17. Always a must-attend conference, this year’s agenda is jam-packed with opportunities to learn, connect and engage with other grantmakers, all with a truly special backdrop of Detroit, one of the most challenging and interesting places to work in the country. ... Read More

Children's Agenda for kids taking root in neighborhoods

For too long, Detroiters in Cody Rouge, Brightmoor, Southwest Detroit and Osborn have been overlooked in Detroit politics, as has the issue that matters most to them – building a community that supports families. And so this fall, residents have come together to outline an agenda that is all about the future of their kids. ... Read More