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Summer Update: The Park on Mack & The Commons

For 50 years, the bare patch of land between D&D Moving and Storage and MACC Development on Detroit’s eastside has sat empty or used to park moving trucks. Neighbors faintly remember it was once a tobacco shop.  But when the 1967 Detroit riot engulfed our neighborhood, Mack Avenue went up in flames and so did... View Article

June 14, 2017 6:22 pm

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Spring Update: MACC Lit

Hello! My name is Alyce Hartman. I’m the new Program Manager for MACC Lit. It’s an exciting time! Summer is right around the corner and camp is starting soon! The kids and I will be following a Junior Master Gardener study, called, Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! The JMG mission is “to grow good kids... View Article

June 12, 2017 7:00 pm

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Spring Update: MACC Sports

It has been an exciting season for MACC Sports Soccer! This year we had 10 teams, with almost 100 total participants. To offer the best experience possible for families, the focus for this season has been quality. We implemented new procedures, and clearly defined roles as part of this process. As a staple of our... View Article

June 12, 2017 6:58 pm

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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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Fall Update: MACC Lit

This year at MACC Lit we have given students more ownership of their development by having them set goals. After each student’s initial reading assessment they were given their reading level so they can established a goal with the assistance of Lit’s manager. The students have a year (fall and spring semester) to reach their... View Article

December 12, 2016 4:31 pm

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Fall Update: MACC Sports

This past Fall was a very successful season for MACC Sports. We held our 9th season of youth soccer! We had 100+ youth registered and over 15 volunteers/coaches that helped make our season so successful. We are so thankful and blessed to have had great coaches that took their time and energy to pour into the... View Article

December 12, 2016 4:30 pm

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Summer Update: MACC Lit

This year is an election year and our goal was to enhance kids U.S. government knowledge and develop a care and concern for their country and the way it is operated. For the five week MACC Lit Summer Camp (MLSC) learning detectives were able to establish their own government and pass laws. The kids voted to... View Article

September 6, 2016 5:39 pm

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Summer Update: Mission Teams

This summer we had five missions teams come to Detroit for a week to learn and serve in the 48214 community. The teams were a mix of high school students and adults from across the US. It was such a blessing to spend time with these brothers and sisters in Christ from different churches. The... View Article

September 6, 2016 5:39 pm

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Summer Update: MACC Sports

For MACC Sports, this summer was filled with two exciting new programs. First, On Goal soccer camps came to Detroit for the first time to put on a week long summer camp in our neighborhood. The camp included fun games, soccer matches, skits, songs, skills sessions and a world cup competition and cookout on the... View Article

September 6, 2016 5:38 pm

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Spring Update: MACC Lit

What a year!  To all our supporters, tutors and parents for your prayers and countless contributions to MACC Lit and the development of our students we say thanks. MACC LIT We ended the year with our stupendous End of Year celebration and we had much to celebrate. All of our kids improved in reading and... View Article

June 7, 2016 9:12 pm

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