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Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan Taps Ford Fund Exec as New President, CEO

This article was originally published in Crain’s Detroit Business, written by SHERRI WELCH  ——— Shawn Wilson brings experience as nonprofit seeks to freshen relevancy, step up collaborations, stabilize finances. Appointment follows nine-month search. Organization chairman calls Wilson’s hiring “a game changer” ——– The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan is Read more…

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Ford Resource and Engagement Centers: A Neighborhood Strategy for Social and Economic Mobility

In 2013, the Ford Motor Company Fund invested $10 million in Southwest Detroit, transforming the once-vacant Mexicantown Mercado into a thriving resource center. This community-directed project established the Ford Resource and Engagement Center (FREC) as the go-to community destination for individuals and families to learn new skills, obtain services, and develop Read more…