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The Lost Art of Transformation

For most suburban kids, exploring Detroit wasn’t exactly encouraged. Whether your parents sold you on its bad reputation, or the city just never gave you a good reason to visit, the skyline was always just looming (safely) in the distance. … Continue reading

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Feeding Detroit’s Future

Drive toward downtown from virtually any direction and you’ll probably pass through one of Detroit’s ‘food deserts’ which, simply put, are areas with limited access to affordable, healthy food options. But keep driving and you’ll hit what news outlets from … Continue reading

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The Business of Hope

Though Detroit has long been a destination for the creative class, the city also attracts another archetype: Individuals who’ve built a life around helping others transform their own. They are the activists who start movements, philanthropists who use their means … Continue reading

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