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Check out our regular postings on transformational partnerships, initiatives and organizations getting our attention in the Detroit region and beyond. Regular blogs may be from Co.act staff or guest contributors.  

2021: A Year of Partnerships in Action

Over the past two and a half years of Co.act Detroit, our team has come to understand quite intimately the mantra, attributed to Mariame Kaba, that "nothing that we do that is worthwhile is done alone.”  And though we were launched with the understanding that the...

Grantee Spotlights: 2021 Detroit Community Development Mini-Grant Fund

In June 2021, Co.act Detroit and Community Development Advocates for Detroit (CDAD) awarded nearly $300,000 in funding to 53 organizations for costs related to pandemic-related critical response services.  McGregor Fund and the Hudson-Webber Foundation supported the...


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Apr 18, 2022

NC #7 - Work Well

Mental health days. 4-day work weeks. Meeting-free Fridays. If these seem like foreign concepts to you, you’re in the right place. This month, we speak to three social impact and nonprofit leaders about creating a culture of wellness at work. Through flexibility, trust, and compassion these organizations are showing us how to transition from surviving to thriving. Guests: Spring Opara, Project Director at CompassPoint Noah Urban, Senior Analyst and Project Lead at Data Driven Detroit Trina Groce, Human Resources Director at TechTown Detroit

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