Lessons Learned from the February Neighborhood Safety Meeting

Pictured: Muhsin Muhammad, Mary Muhammad, Renee Ferguson, Investigator Brian Fountain, Clarenda Webb, Bryan Ferguson In response to concerns about carjacking in Detroit, Detroit Police Department (DPD) Investigator Brian Fountain, US Attorney Jeanine Brunson, and DPD Sergeant Vernal Newson gave a very insightful carjacking prevention presentation at the February Neighborhood Safety Meeting. More than 100 community…

North Rosedale’s President

Submitted by Kathy Garrett One of Hubert Sawyers’ earliest memories is of his fifth birthday party at his parents’ house on Warwick. Soon, Hubert was getting up early to make it to Cooke School, then Murphy Middle School, then Cass Tech. Inspired by a trip to Japan in 1995, Hubert majored in International Studies at MSU.…

Unique, Neighborhood-Based Entrepreneur Training Coming to Grandmont Rosedale

Seventy new minority-owned businesses in Detroit’s neighborhoods generating $10 million a year into Southeast Michigan’s economy. That’s the goal of ProsperUS Detroit’s entrepreneurial training program, which is expanding into Grandmont Rosedale this spring. ProsperUS Detroit is a place-based community development program that empowers local entrepreneurs, operating on the principle that every neighborhood has untapped talent…