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Fall Update: The Commons and Mack Lot

The Commons, a project of MACC Development, is a coin laundry & coffee shop which has drawn a lot of media attention.  The building that houses The Commons and MACC Development’s community center has been under construction and is expected to be open in summer 2017. More recently, MACC Development with input from neighbors, block clubs,... View Article

December 14, 2016 9:01 pm

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Spring Update: MACC Housing

We are officially under construction at 7900 Mack Avenue and have made a huge step forward thanks to some recent grants and personal donations! Since our last update we were able to clear out the entire building so the construction crews could come and work throughout the building. As a result, the renovation timeline has... View Article

June 7, 2016 8:58 pm

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Welcome! – Ezekiel Harris Named MACC Development Executive Director

Heading into the organization’s sixth year, we are pleased to announce Ezekiel Harris as the new Executive Director of MACC Development. “I’m excited to carry on the passionate and authentic work being done by MACC Development because I’ve experienced first-hand how physical and spiritual change happens when we put the ideas and needs of the... View Article

April 5, 2016 2:37 pm

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Winter Update: MACC Housing

After more than one year of waiting, we are pleased to announce that the City of Detroit has granted full permission to continue with interior renovations at 7900 Mack Avenue!  This is exciting news, and as we finalize preparations to begin constructions, we are praising God for allowing us to navigate our way through a... View Article

March 11, 2016 3:12 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many different building uses into a single space, and produces some confusion with regard to the city’s largely outdated...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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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 – 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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Meet our 2015 Summer Interns! – Welcome to Zoey, Zack, and Stephanie

With the MACC Lit summer camp in full swing, MACC Sports’ T-ball camp partnership teaching almost 30 kids how to play a new sport, and our week-long mission teams working around the 48214, MACC Development is excited to host a talented and hard-working group of summer interns!  This summer, Zoey Meyer-Jens, Zack Kennedy, and Stephanie... View Article

July 9, 2015 9:05 pm

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Spring Update: MACC Housing

Updates Summer is a busy season for MACC Development!  We’re occupied with volunteer teams, pro bono legal services, summer camps, youth sports…and MACC Housing will also be quite busy as we head into the summer months. For now, please join us in celebrating what God has been doing in and through MACC Housing. To date,... View Article

June 8, 2015 10:27 pm

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