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April 2018

Free job training for adults who are learning English!

April 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Harris Literacy, 8640 W. Vernor Hwy
Detroit, 48209

Is English your second language and are you  interested in training for a job as a forklift/hi-lo driver or as an auto mechanic? If so, our Earn + Learn program is offering a great opportunity that you should look into! The training is free and even pays a stipend, so you can earn some money while your are learning skills that will help you get a good-paying job. This special class is for adults whose first language is either Spanish…

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June 2018

Neighborhood Beautification Day 2018

June 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ford Resource and Engagement Center, 2826 Bagley
Detroit, MI 48216

Our annual Neighborhood Beautification Day is Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 8 a.m. until 12:00 noon. To register for the event, please use the online registration form. The event will kick-off at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center (The Mercado) at 8 a.m. for registration, breakfast tacos and coffee, orientation and assignments. Volunteers will work in teams to install or refresh flower beds and community gardens, weed and mulch, paint, and clear overgrown brush and debris at community locations in southwest Detroit. To…

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July 2018

Skilled trades training information meeting

July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Randolph Career Technical Center, 17101 Hubbell Ave
Detroit, MI 48235 United States
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Attend a one-hour information session on Saturday morning to learn more about free training in the skilled trades to help you get a good-paying job in high-demand fields, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing and carpentry. These information sessions are held on the second and fourth Saturday on the month at: Randolph Career Technical Center 17101 Hubbell Ave. Detroit, MI 48235 If you like what you hear at the meeting, you can stay for registration and testing from 11am onwards. To register…

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September 2018

Credit Building Workshop in Brightmoor

September 11, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mission: City, 20405 Schoolcraft Avenue
Detroit, MI 48223 United States
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Our free Brightmoor Credit Building Workshop will teach you how your credit score is calculated and how to access and read your credit report. We will also share effective debt-reduction and credit-building strategies. This one-hour workshop is open to anyone and happens on the second Tuesday of the month from 3:30-4:30pm at: Mission: City 20405 Schoolcraft Avenue Detroit, MI 48223 To register, call Tenai at 313.297.0068 or register online at this link. Space is limited, so register now!

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October 2018

Community Garage Sale

October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

It's that time of year when a chill is in the air and fall cleaning is a part of our weekends. Do you have items that your family is no longer using and you'd like to sell? Then you should take part in our Community Garage Sale in southwest Detroit. When: Saturday, October 13th 11AM-3PM Where: 1759 21st Detroit, MI (Former Detroit Farm and Garden) It's $10 to get space at the event to sell your stuff. You'll need to…

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November 2018

Light up Veterans Park at Piquette Square

November 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Piquette Square for Veterans, 6221 Brush Street
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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There'll be a festive holiday event at Masco Veterans Park at Piquette Square on Friday, November 16. 1PM - Decorating the park with lights 4PM - Celebration with refreshments and caroling Sunset - Tree lighting See the flyer for more details. 

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December 2018

Southwest Holiday Fest 2018

December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Southwest Holiday Fest is a free, fun and family-friendly event that celebrates the vibrant culture of southwest Detroit, including its unique Latino flavor. The 6th annual event will take place at several locations on Saturday, December 8 from 2PM to 6PM. There will be vendors, gift ideas, arts and crafts, music and dance, a toy giveaway, photos with Santa, Las Posadas, a tree lighting, hot chocolate, cookie-making, and much more. To see the event's Facebook page, click here. Here is…

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Santa Day – a free community event!

December 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
El Bosque, 6705 Lafayette Blvd
Detroit, MI 48209 United States
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Families are invited to a fun event featuring Gifts for kids Photos with Santa Arts and crafts Face-painting and balloon-twisting Lunch And more ... When: Saturday, December 15 11AM - 3PM Where: El Bosque 6705 Lafayette Blvd, Detroit 48209 The event is organized by Family Alliance for Change and is sponsored by the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, Youth United, and Southwest Solutions. For more information, call 313-297-2975.

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The Good Life Credit Workshop

December 19, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Southwest Economic Solutions, 2835 Bagley, Suite 800
Detroit, MI 48216
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Our free Credit Workshops are designed to help you understand and manage your credit so you can attain “the good life.” You'll learn about: Factors that create your credit score How to improve your credit score  Strategies to reduce your debts Southwest Economic Solutions 2835 Bagley, Suite 800 Detroit, MI 48216 313.841.9641 Register online at this link. Space is limited, so register now!  Lunch is provided.

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March 2019

Show Me the Money Day

March 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ford Resource and Engagement Center, 2826 Bagley
Detroit, MI 48216

Show Me the Money Day is a FREE event, featuring free and low-cost financial products, community resources, financial workshops and fun for people of all ages. Our event kicks off the 2019 tax season and promotes opportunities to increase income, save, and build assets. Attend workshops on: The Detroit Property Tax Exemption Understanding Credit and Increasing Your Financial Capabilities Connect with organizations that offer: Property Tax Assistance Utility Assistance Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Free Tax Preparation Financial Education Enjoy food,…

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