Archive for April, 2012

2012 Community Development Award Winners

We are happy to report that several CDAD members received awards at the 2012 Building Michigan Communities Conference:

CEDAM Innovator of the Year
Vanguard CDC

Presented to an inventive CEDAM member that has enlightened the field with new programming, best practices, or policy leadership. Vanguard’s programs extend from a community news phone service to a prisoner reentry and reintegration program.

 

MSHDA Counselor of the Year
Laura Castone, Amandla Community Development Corporation

Laura Castone has successfully negotiated satisfactory home retention options for more than 200 Detroit based ...

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CDBG/NOF Recommendations from City Planning Council

The Detroit City Planning Council issued recommendations regarding the allocation of Community Development Block Grant/Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (CDBG/NOF) funds for 2012-2013, which have been discussed in hearings this week.  A vote is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, April 27).

While a final list of recommendations (to be voted on tomorrow) has not been made available, CDAD was informed by CPC that, for the most part, the vote will largely follow the recommendations made on April 13.  To see which organizations ...

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CDAD Annual Meeting

CDAD Annual Meeting

Please be reminded, CDAD’s Annual Membership Meeting is on Wednesday, June 20 at 9 a.m.We will hold our annual board elections, as well as discuss exciting updates about the future direction of the Strategic Framework, the Strategic Alliance Demonstration Project.

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Detroit Works Project: Community Conversations UPDATE

 

The Detroit Works Project (DWP) is organizing a series of Community Conversations designed to update Detroiters on DWP’s progress, provide a forum for residents to influence the future of the project, and offer Detroiters an opportunity to build long-term civic engagement capacity for Detroit neighborhoods. DWP Community Conversations will include three meetings hosted in one of four geographies that span the city – Northwest Detroit, Southwest Detroit, ...
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