Camp Enterprise 2017

Camp Enterprise is a four day learning experience for Detroit area students held on the campuses of both Wayne State University and Michigan State University. The camp begins at Wayne State University and ends at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Students will learn what it takes to get into college and graduate. They are also part of an intense and highly competitive business plan development competition. This camp is exclusively for students who will be high school juniors and seniors in the fall of 2017.

There is no cost to the selected participants. Students will be selected based on eligibility and available seats.

Registration is now open.

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New Detroit Announces 2017 “Closing the Gap” Honorees

DETROIT— New Detroit, Inc., will honor four groups and individuals who have advanced race relations in Detroit and the surrounding area at its annual “Closing the Gap” Awards dinner Wednesday May 17.

Honorees are:
50th Anniversary Legacy of Leadership Honoree:
Fisher Family Foundation

John Rakolta, Jr. Leadership in Race Relations Honoree:
Tonya Allen, CEO, Skillman Foundation

Social Impact Honoree:
Clark Park Coalition

Business Honoree:
James Group International, John A. James, Founder & Chairman

“As New Detroit observes our 50th anniversary, it is important that we recognize those who have committed themselves to our mission of working to identify and eliminate racial disparities over the long haul,” said New Detroit President and CEO Shirley Stancato. “This year’s honorees represent a broad cross section of the community. Each, in their own way, has moved racial affairs in our region forward in a significant manner. Each in their own way has advanced New Detroit’s goal of closing the gap between the races.”

The “Closing the Gap” award ceremony and dinner will take place on Wednesday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Cobo Hall. Marla Druz, Vice President and General Manager of WDIV-TV, is serving as the event chair. Awards will be presented by Shirley R. Stancato, New Detroit President and CEO, and William S. Taubman, New Detroit Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Taubman Centers, Inc.

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Our Mission

New Detroit: a racial justice organization
The metropolitan Detroit leadership organization working to identify and eliminate racial disparities in the region by building economic equity, social justice and racial understanding.

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