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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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Winter Update: MACC Sports

As Winter is slowly winding down and Spring is fast approaching, we wanted to update you on our winter sports season. Back in October, we collaborated with Challenge Detroit (a fellowship that works with local organizations and non-profits) to create a youth basketball league.  We had two main goals, to create a league for kids... View Article

March 13, 2017 7:22 pm

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Winter Update: MACC Lit

We have are truly blessed by the excellent work of Challenge Detroit. They have spent many hours putting together a plan for growth and improvement at MACC Lit. One of the pathways to growth they have explored is a much needed, highly requested Math program. We are pleased and excited explore a Math program to hopefully... View Article

March 13, 2017 5:44 pm

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Winter Update: Mission Teams

This winter season we were blessed to have three mission teams join us for their Spring Break. Traditionally Spring Break is very difficult to get students to come to Detroit because of the cold but thankfully the weather held and we were successfully able to host Athletes in Action from the University of Michigan, Michigan... View Article

March 13, 2017 5:22 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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