Michigan Society and Culture

Detroit RiverFront Conservancy

Formed in 2003 with the mission of bringing public access to Detroit's Riverfront and serving as a catalyst for economic development in the city. The ultimate vision is to develop five and a half miles of riverfront from the Ambassador Bridge to just east of the MacArthur (Belle Isle) Bridge. Includes events and a calendar.

Double Up Food Bucks

Program for persons using SNAP benefits, a.k.a. food stamps, that allows them to purchase double the amount up to $20 of produce bought at farmers markets. Explains the program and lists participating markets. https://www.facebook.com/FairFoodNetwork fairfoodnetwork

HDC Emergency Services

Funded through grants and fund-raising efforts, HDC assists people facing disconnection of heat or electrical services. Additionally, there can be assistance with deliverable fuels as well, such as propane and fuel oil.

HDC Housing Programs

Encompasses many various programs, most of which can fall under the categories of homeless programs, homebuyer programs, or homeowner programs.

Historic Places in Detroit

A list of historic building and places, to visit in Detroit, with links.

Manufactured Homeowners Legislative Association of Michigan

Organization of manufactured homeowners offers membership information, news and legislative details.

Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV)

Provides trainings and consultations on addressing the problems of domestic violence and sexual assault. Offers customized trainings, seminars, and multi-day conferences.

Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO)

Official MCRGO website presents news and announcements, calendar of activities, classifieds, contact details, and an online store.

Michigan Community Action Agency Association

Agency to help low income individuals and families achieve higher levels of economic self-sufficiency and stability. Includes details of free programs and services.

Michigan Comnet

A network to connect nonprofit public service organizations with technology and the community. Includes a public service directory of individuals.

Michigan League of Human Services

A nonprofit statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that Michigan’s low-income residents achieve economic security.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Provides financial and technical assistance through public and private partnerships to create and preserve safe and decent affordable housing.

Victim Services & Assault Crisis Center

Provides a safe, supportive environment for survivors of domestic assault and their children.

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