We were honored to have the Cass Ambassadors Choir from Cass Community Social Services at the Detroit 2020 Awards. They are a group of formerly homeless men who volunteer their time and talent. They offer their stories and struggle and hardship, and show that with hard work and loving support, there is recovery on the other side. The choir performed… Read more »
We are proud to announce the winners of the second annual Detroit 2020 Awards. These awards go to people and organizations nominated by our viewers. This year more than 100 people wrote in to nominate someone who is working to make the Detroit region a better place to live, work and raise families. We present three awards each year. They… Read more »
Here is a photo gallery from today’s Detroit 2020 Awards luncheon held at Broadcast House. You can watch the Detroit 2020 Awards on Thursday at 7 p.m. on Channel 7!
Detroit 2020 is a WXYZ commitment to address the challenges facing the region. We will work side by side with our communities to listen, talk and take action. Our goal is to unify, inspire change and help make Detroit a better place to live, work and raise families. Please join us.
Got a big idea for the arts in Detroit? You could win a share of $3 million to help make it become a reality. The goal of the Knight Arts Challenge is to engage and enrich the community. You don’t have to be an artist to enter. It’s open to anyone.
Big things could be happening downtown along Woodward Avenue. On Thursday, plans will be rolled out for what’s being called “a creative and distinctly-Detroit development of Woodward Avenue retail and the activation of public spaces, sidewalks and streets along the corridor.”
This Sunday, thousands of people will gather in Detroit for the annual Marche du Nain Rouge. The Nain Rouge, or red dwarf, has haunted Detroit for more than 300 years. For the first time, he agreed to do a tv interview, and our Stephen Clark shows you why Detroit 2020 wants to help run the Nain Rouge out of town.
Detroit retailers and restaurants are offering specials and discounts the leading up to the 4th annual Marche du Nain Rouge in Midtown. Some have the discounts now through this Sunday, March 24th, while others have designated specific dates.
The demolition of vacant houses on Penrod Street removes eyesores and potential sources of danger in the Cody Rouge neighborhood. Safety is a major concern of residents—and the subject of a community meeting at Don Bosco Hall. “It’s about getting everyone to come together and address what needs to be done to keep it safe, especially for our children in… Read more »
Detroit 2020 brought you this story one year ago. In case you missed it, check out John Ciolino’s look at the Lenten Fish Fry at St. Francis D’ Assisi in southwest Detroit. It takes place every Friday during Lent, from 11 am to 6 pm at the parish hall, across from the church at 4500 Wesson, near Michigan Avenue.