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Incite Focus

Incite Focus is a world-recognized, state-of-the-art production and training lab focused on the relationships between digital fabrication, permaculture, experiential learning, and appropriate technology. It is a key fabrication lab to combine these four areas of interest, which provides a holistic approach to sustainable community building. Incite Focus serves a community of thinkers and doers from students as young as 14 years of age, to young adults, to the neighborhood community group. It is a collaborative learning space where concepts and ideas are realized through technologies that give its users the capacity to create personal, household, community, commercial and industrial products using best-practices.  

Baber Memorial A.M.E.

Baber Memorial A.M.E. is a church in Brightmoor with a congregation of over 100 people. Rev. Larry Simmons, pastor of the church, is known for his work within the community, including youth outreach programs.   

Boggs Educational Center

The mission of the Boggs School is to nurture creative, critical thinkers who contribute to the well-being of their communities.

Source Booksellers

Source Booksellers is an independent bookstore in Midtown that specializes in niche nonfiction titles. 

Youth Initiatives Project

The Youth Initiatives Project (YIP) provides youth leadership and advocacy training focused on gun violence and substance abuse prevention.


Spectacles is a retail shop in downtown Detroit that sells fashionable and casual clothes with an edge along with accessories, books, and records. 

Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation

The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation is a non-profit, community-based organization working to preserve and improve the Grandmont Rosedale Neighborhoods of northwest Detroit.

Savvy Chic

Savvy Chic, a clothing and home goods retail store in Eastern Market, opened its doors in September of 2000. It initially opened as an antiques store but over the years has added the latest trends in furniture and fashions, jewelry, and imported jams and candles from France. 

Linn Enterprises

Diane and Thom Linn are the founders of Linn Enterprises. OK, there's no such thing as Linn Enterprises, but the Linn family – Diane, Thom, and their children Emily, Andy, and Rob – is as much a consortium of Detroit-improving enterprises as it is a loving family, all of whom are active in working to help build a better Detroit. ?

Marsha Music

Marsha Battle Philpot, known by her artist's moniker Marsha Music, is a writer, community organizer, and lifelong Detroit who has ideas on how Detroiters young and old, new and returning and never left, can work together to shape "new Detroit." 

MBAD African Bead Museum

MBAD African Bead Museum is a major repository for African artifacts including sculptures, textiles, pottery, and bead works dating back hundreds of years, from countless cultures throughout Africa.

N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art

The N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enlightenment through the arts.

Dell Pryor Gallery

The Del Pryor Gallery is one of Detroit's longtime art institutions, currently located in Midtown after myopic development attempts in Greektown and Harmonie Park pushed the nationally-respected gallery out of its prior homes. Owner Dell Pryor was among Detroit's earliest arts ambassadors, at a time when opening a gallery in the city made sense to no one but her. 

The Gay Moralist

John Corvino is a philosophy professor at Wayne State University and is probably best known as "The Gay Moralist" for his tireless work in marriage equality and other same sex social issues.

The Raiz Up

The Raiz Up is a neighborhood collective of Southwest Detroit residents using hip hop as a tool to create social awareness in their community through community dialog, artistic creation and collective action.
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