Join the GRDC Team! Two Employment Opportunities at GRDC

Want to make a difference in northwest Detroit? GRDC is looking for two people who are committed to strengthening the Grandmont Rosedale community and are ready to work with a group of dedicated people. Let us know that you’d like to join our team! The two open positions are: Program Specialist, a full-time position that…

William Patterson, GRDC Summer Intern with Family Deep Roots in Grandmont Rosedale

The last several months have not turned out the way most people expected. GRDC’s summer intern William Patterson had to catch an unplanned flight from Nairobi, Kenya just a month into what he hoped would be a several month study of how environmental issues affect human health. William had finished an urban planning class, taken…

Open for Business! How Grandmont Rosedale Businesses have Adjusted with Customer and Employee Safety in Mind

As Stay Home, Stay Safe orders relax, many small businesses in the Grandmont Rosedale community have begun to reopen to the public in different capacities. These business owners recognize that there is still a need for physical distancing measures. They are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and observing key guidelines, such as the use of…

GRDC’s Commitment to Support Change and Healing

    Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) grieves with our community and nation over the senseless loss of life and repetitive occurrence of brutality against Black Americans. Grandmont Rosedale is a community of opportunity comprised of a diverse array of people. GRDC’s work is guided by the core values of community, collaboration, inclusion, integrity, innovation…

The Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market is Back with Curbside Pick-up and Delivery!

The Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market is a Grandmont Rosedale tradition. Since 2005, the Market has been a place for neighbors to convene, socialize, and support small businesses. It is a space that provides fresh produce and fun activities for families. Importantly, the Market has always been a space where residents can feel safe. We’re taking…

How Dr. Jody Stark, Music Therapist and Longtime Grandmont Rosedale Resident is Changing Health Care through Music

Nearly everyone knows the comfort, joy, and inspiration that music offers. We use music to mark important occasions, to tell someone how we feel about them, and even to rev up or unwind. Music therapy recognizes the profound effect music has, and uses it to bring comfort, calm, and motivation to a variety of people…

Artist and Grandmother Extraordinaire Edda Nell Whitfield Dickerson Shares her Art and Fierce Grandmother Love with Grandmont Rosedale and Beyond

There’s a very long history of grandmothers loving their grandchildren. This affection is often expressed in baked goods, thick photo albums, and a firm belief that her grandchild is the cutest, sweetest, smartest, dearest little one ever. If there were a Most Devoted Grandmother Competition, Edda Nell Whitfield Dickerson would be a tough one to…