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Fall Update: MACC Lit

This semester we’ve implemented a new structure to the tutoring sessions. In the past, students spent the entire hour receiving one-on-one reading instruction and tutoring. Now, we offer an additional writing class. Students still come twice a week, but now students receive half an hour of reading one-on-one with their tutor and half an hour... View Article

December 9, 2015 12:15 pm

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Fall Update: MACC Sports

Our MACC Sports 7th soccer season came to a close just in time for the snow! We had an amazing opportunity this season to see almost 90 kids play in our league. In total, we had 10 teams that were led by 13 dedicated coaches. We are so thankful to the coaches and countless other... View Article

December 9, 2015 12:09 pm

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Fall Update: MACC Housing

MACC Building renovations continue to be “on pause” as our professional team and the City of Detroit resolve any final revisions to the permit applications. Part of the delay can be attributed to the building’s design, which combines many different building uses into a single space, and produces some confusion with regard to the city’s largely outdated... View Article

December 9, 2015 12:04 pm

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Fall Update: MACC Legal

We’ve had several positive outcomes for our community in the past several months.  We were able to successfully assist a mother navigate a difficult relationship with her husband.  We helped another family get their utilities turned back on within a week of seeing our attorneys.  We’ve advised clients on their rights in regards to unemployment,... View Article

December 9, 2015 11:22 am

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Welcome! — Sarah Berger Joins the MACC Lit Team

With the Fall Semester fully underway, MACC Development is pleased to announce the hiring of Sarah Berger as MACC Lit’s new Assistant Program Manager. Berger will be working primarily with Program Manager Marilyn Weathersby managing MACC Lit’s after-school tutoring component located at 7900 Mack. “I knew that MACC Lit would allow me to work with students to get them on grade... View Article

September 30, 2015 5:26 pm

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Summer Update – B3/Mission Teams

Another summer of mission teams is complete! In June and July we had three teams jump into our ministry here in the 48214. These teams added value in a variety of ways, from partnering with our neighbors to do a block clean-up to helping families in our community move. As our summer ministries of MACC... View Article

September 8, 2015 9:56 pm

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Summer Update – The Commons

When MACC Development was founded in 2010, the organization pledged to organize all of its programming and strategic efforts around three community-identified goals: Youth and Education, Housing and Blight Remediation, and Economic Development.  MACC Development has since founded and organized several successful programs working with youth and renovating residential properties, and now the organization is building one of... View Article

September 4, 2015 8:24 pm

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Summer Update – MACC Housing

MACC Housing continues to press forward with renovations of 7900 Mack Avenue, a 12,000 square foot once-abandoned commercial property right on Mack Avenue.  The building will function as a dynamic mixed-use community space, complete with leaseable office spaces, a literacy center, a legal clinic, large community gathering areas, and anchored by a cafe-laundromat called The... View Article

September 4, 2015 8:23 pm

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Summer Update — MACC Lit

MACC Lit Summer Camp Move over, Sherlock Holmes, and make room for MACC Lit’s Summer Camp (MLSC) Learning Detectives! MLSC Learning Detectives were on the job discovering the who, what, where, why, when and how’s of mathematical functions, God’s six days of creation, parts of speech, reading genres and writing styles. On Tuesdays and Thursday... View Article

September 4, 2015 8:23 pm

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Summer Update — MACC Sports

The return of the crisp weather is a reminder that fall is quickly approaching, and with it, our 7th MACC Sports soccer season! But before we talk about the exciting things to come, here are a few updates on what has been happening the last few months. Updates In July, MACC Sports partnered with Butzel... View Article

September 4, 2015 8:23 pm

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