Thanks to all of you who nominated a person or non-profit organization for a Detroit 2020 Award! The deadline has passed, so we’re no longer accepting nominations.
The United States Olympic Committee has sent letters to the mayors of the 25 largest cities and metropolitan areas in the U.S, including Detroit, to see if they are interested in making a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. 10 other cities that have expressed interest in hosting the Olympics also received letters. In a Detroit 2020 report… Read more »
Habitat for Humanity Detroit will once again host its Red Carpet Bash at the Max M. Fisher Music Center and Orchestra Hall on Sunday, February 24th. WXYZ-TV will be honored at the event as Media Community Partner of the Year. The organization will host hundreds of metro Detroiters and honor the “stars” and mission of Habitat Detroit on the evening… Read more »
The Detroit School of Music will be getting eight new portable pianos, thanks to a fundraiser spearheaded by two young women. In January, we honored Christina Bartson and Florence Rivkin, students at Greenhills School in Ann Arbor, as Detroit 2020′s Persons of the Week. The two organized a benefit concert in Ann Arbor for the Detroit School of Music. The… Read more »
The great march to freedom. Tens of thousands of people filled Woodward Avenue on that day in June of 1963 to march with Dr. Martin Luther King. And Damon Keith was there. “I don’t know what triggered that type of enthusiasm. I wish I could tell you that,” Judge Keith said. “It was just something that exploded and we were… Read more »
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood came to Detroit to pledge $25 Million in funding for the 3.3 mile light rail project along Woodward Avenue.
This week, we’re honoring two young women as Detroit 2020′s Persons of the Week. They’re committed to making Detroit a better place. And we hope they’ll inspire you.
All of us at Detroit 2020 thank you for your support during the past two years. As we look toward the year 2020, we ask for your continued support to help us bring positive change to metro Detroit. We have some exciting things planned for 2013. Unify. Inspire. Act.
There’s something special going on in downtown Detroit. On one block of Woodward, across from where Hudson’s once stood, are stores–open for holiday shopping. The hours are limited. But the possibilities for the future are endless. Is it a glimpse into the future of downtown Detroit? Stores—filled with shoppers. It’s happening now…on one block of Woodward…the 1200 block…with pop up… Read more »
The fourth annual “Holiday Harvest” will provide toys for critically ill children. Holiday Harvest has partnered with the Detroit Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation and Ronald McDonald House to host the new toy drive. The toy drive runs from now until December 20th. New toys can be dropped off at the All Four One headquarters located at 243 West Congress,… Read more »