Projects

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The Semester in Detroit (SID) mission is to engage U-M undergraduates in substantive, sustained and reciprocal relationships with the people and communities of the City of Detroit.  During the winter and spring semesters, the SID program partners with more than 20 different community organizations, civic leaders and small businesses to create a project-driven experience. Since its inception, Semester in Detroit has created and maintained reciprocal relationships with over 50 Detroit...

Start:January 2000
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Healthy Environments Partnership (HEP) was founded in 2000. We are a community-based participatory research (CBPR) parthership with a focus on understanding and promoting heart health in Detroit neighborhoods.

Our partnership includes Brightmoor Community Center, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, Friends of Parkside, and Rebuilding Communities Incorporated; the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion; Henry Ford Health System; a community-member-at-large; and the...

The Technical Assistance Center (TAC) is the community practice arm of the U-M School of Social Work taking theory to action at the neighborhood level. The Center is dedicated to establishing and promoting socially just communities, and deploys its interventions to support Detroit residents and stakeholders as they work to strengthen and improve their neighborhoods. Since 2006, the TAChas partnered with the Skillman Foundation in a neighborhood-based children's...

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The purpose of Intellectual Minds Making a Difference (IMMAD) is to help eradicate the racial achievement gap in southeastern Michigan, to empower Detroit area high school students and nurture their desire for academic success. Ashli Owens

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The UM Library’s Detroit Center program was created in response to the University’s effort to help the city of Detroit’s recovery and resurgence. The Library is dedicated to offering collaborative assistance in support of the Detroit Center partners’ research, teaching and service efforts in Detroit.

Activities include providing in-depth research consultation, reference assistance, and instruction in the efficient and effective use of information as well as offering: Geographic...

Located in the University of Michigan’s Detroit Center, the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ) is a safe and supportive innovation space where Detroit students acquire the knowledge and tools they need to propel themselves to higher education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through challenging and exciting hands-on experiences. The FIRST Robotics teams of Detroit high schools stand center stage at the MEZ. The College of Engineering provides the needed...

The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC) is a collaborative partnership involving the University of Michigan Schools of Public Health, Nursing, and Social Work, Institute of Popular Health, the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion, eight community-based organizations (Community Health and Social Services Center CHASS, Communities In Schools, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice, Detroit...

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