Drawing attention to the wonderful amenities Lake St. Clair has to offer, Macomb County has installed 52 signs that will direct both residents and visitors to the waterfront. The Circle the Lake Tour signs have arrows that direct drivers to various spots around the lake. These are features that are within walking distance to the shoreline and can also… Read more »
Detroit is a-bloom! Arriving with the new spring—is the need for spring clean-up. Rakes, brooms, shovels and hoes are all at the ready. More than a dozen volunteers from the IT hosting company, Secure 24, came ready to work at the Greening of Detroit Park on East Jefferson. The Greening of Detroit adopted the park in the late 1990’s. Every… Read more »
More than 30 businesses in the Central Business District have joined forces to create an innovative neighborhood watch program. The goal is to keep residents, employees, and visitors safer in Detroit. Each location has security personnel available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. With a simple phone call to 313 471-6490 anyone who is lost, separated from friends,… Read more »
For 40 years, Wayne State University has been at the forefront of Latin American studies. A conference on campus helped students bridge the education gap and prepare for successful futures. The theme for this year’s conference was “Urban Revival and the Latino/a and Latin American Community: Challenges and Opportunies.” For the first time, the conference also featured a… Read more »
On Thursday, April 19th, the inaugural Detroit 2020 Awards were presented at a luncheon at Broadcast House. Our three award-winners and six finalists were selected from among the nearly 300 nominations sent in by our viewers. It was an inspiring and moving celebration. Each winner received a $7,000 check from the Scripps Howard Foundation to further their efforts in the… Read more »
The inaugural Detroit 2020 Awards were presented today during a luncheon at Broadcast House. Awards were presented in three categories that match the mission of Detroit 2020. The UNIFY award was presented to Toni McIlwain, President of Ravendale Community Organization. Toni has been instrumental in organizing 32 block clubs in the east side Detroit neighborhood. She also runs the Ravendale… Read more »
Our new Detroit 2020 Anthem is the work of a band called Rock Nation. They are all home-grown Detroiters with a deep love for their city. Here’s a look at the individuals who make up the band.
Ladies and Gentlemen — Detroit 2020 is proud to present our new anthem: “Turn It Around” The band is Rock Nation. The spirit is Detroit 2020 This is the full 2-minute version. Listen. Dance. Embrace the Spirit
When the Detroit 2020 team decided music could be an interesting way to left the spirit of Detroit and its suburbs, we remembered a song we heard when a young man sent us a link to YouTube. The song was called “Turn It Around” and the group performing it, Rock Nation, was obviously a group of talented musicians. What we… Read more »
Here are the lyrics to our new anthem — just in case you want to sing along!