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Comerica Java & Jazz Returns for 19th Year to Showcase Local Musicians

Comerica Bank, Detroit Public Library host free monthly concerts through July
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Jazz and coffee are about to flow freely in Detroit. For the 19th year, Comerica Bank and the Detroit Public Library have once again partnered to present the “Comerica Java & Jazz: A Coffeehouse Series.” On the third Tuesday of each month from March to July, community members are invited to enjoy the cultural and musical experiences that make Detroit unique.

Attendees at each performance are treated to free coffee, along with the opportunity to enjoy the sounds of Detroit-area artists for a relaxing evening of musical entertainment.

FCA Community: Creating Connections to Battle Mental Illness

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According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a person dies by suicide every seven hours in the state of Michigan and it is the 10th leading cause of death in the state.

FCA Community: Detroit Youth Taught Lawn Care and Life-Long Lessons

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Eric Miller’s job brought him to Detroit in 2012, but he brought more to the city than just his family.

Launched in 2013, The Lawn Academy provides Detroit-area boys and girls, ages 11-19, a six-week college immersion program in partnership with Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD).

RoboZone TV | Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe on FIRST Championship Detroit

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RoboZone TV interviews Consumers Energy President and CEO, Patti Poppe, on the excitement and importance of FIRST Robotics.  

Watch the interview here.

New Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Opens at Michigan Engineering Zone

Detroit-area middle school students will have access to STEM engagement opportunities
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DETROIT, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ — More than 3,000 middle school students a year will be introduced to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), thanks to a collaboration between Qualcomm Incorporated and the University of Michigan College of Engineering.

These organizations are bringing the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™, a hands-on engineering and career awareness program, into the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ), known for its makerspace and high school robotics program.

GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

Wells Fargo Stories of Better: Detroit HomeLift

Military veteran Kienya Rudolph, of Detroit, who lost his home, rebuilt his credit and savings, and became a homeowner again through Detroit HomeLift.
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A new Wells Fargo video series celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over adversity and spotlights individuals who are working to make their communities better every day.

GM Helps Accelerate Resident-Led Community Transformation Plan

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General Motors, The Skillman Foundation and the Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance are collaborating to revitalize and strengthen the Cody Rouge community in Detroit. The groups will amplify collective strengths and capital – both human and financial – to achieve measureable positive change in the neighborhood, which recently announced a strategic, resident-led transformation plan.

GM will invest $225,000 to three nonprofits to support classroom readiness, sustainable employment and neighborhood revitalization, an approach aligning with GM’s social impact strategy for Detroit.

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