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June 19, 2023
Opinion: On Juneteenth, let’s take stock of race in America since 2020 protests

June 7, 2023
Cheryl P. Johnson Honored at the Detroit Historical Museum

April 24, 2023
A Statement from New Detroit

April 17, 2023
DBusiness Daily Update: Regina Carter, Louis Hayes, Kenny Garrett to Headline 2023 Detroit Jazz Festival, and More

February 1, 2023
New Detroit congratulates Marshalle Favors, Director of Community Engagement on being included among Michigan Chronicle’s 2023 Women of Excellence Honorees

January 30, 2023
Statement from New Detroit regarding the murder of Tyre Nichols

December 20, 2022
New Detroit 2022 Year In Review

December 9, 2022
Crain’s Detroit Business recognizes New Detroit’s COO, Jodee Raines as one of the 2022 Notable Women in Nonprofits

November 23, 2022
New Detroit Selected as a Best of MichBusiness Awardee

November 10, 2022
A Look Back on New Detroit’s Inaugural Equity Conference and What to Expect for the Future | Detroit Regional Chamber

October 1, 2022
Just Place: Race, Parks, and Public Spaces in Detroit |

October 1, 2022
10 things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit (

October 1, 2022
Just Place: Race, Parks, and Public Space in Detroit, New Center Park, Detroit, October 1 2022 |

September 13, 2022
Just Place: Race, Parks & Public Spaces in Detroit (

June 13, 2022
Implicit Bias Training Offers an Opportunity to Enhance Patient Care | AuthorityHealth

June 3, 2022
Interview with Michael Rafferty, President & CEO, New Detroit | 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference

June 1, 2022
Just Lead: A New Detroit Conference to Advance Racial Equity in October, an event of the Just Institute

May 16, 2022
Statement from New Detroit regarding racially motivated killing of 10 people in Buffalo, NY

April 14, 2022
Statement from New Detroit Regarding the Death of Patrick Lyoya

April 13, 2022
‘The deep pain that too many have felt’: Michigan leaders release statements in fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya

February 14, 2022
COTS CEO Cheryl P. Johnson elected as New Detroit’s board chair

December 9, 2021
New Detroit Hires Rebecca Irby and Promotes Marshalle Favors

December 2, 2021
New Detroit recognized as one of Metro Detroit’s Best Managed Nonprofits by Crain’s Detroit Business

November 16, 2021
New Detroit and Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance Partner on Town Hall on Critical Race Theory

November 16, 2021
New Detroit and Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance Partner on Town Hall on Critical Race Theory

November 3, 2021
Comcast Newsmakers’ Laurel Hess interviews Michael Rafferty

September 23, 2021
New Detroit recognized as a Diversity Champion by Corp!

May 1, 2021
CEO Michael Rafferty recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business as a Notable Executive in DEI

April 26, 2021
Michigan corporate leaders, stop bankrolling politicians against voting rights

April 22, 2021
COO Jodee Raines was the cover story in April 22, 2021 Detroit Jewish News

April 13, 2021
Stop Asian Hate – A statement from Michael S. Rafferty

March 27, 2021
Program Director Marshalle Montgomery Favors was recognized with “Most influential African American women in metropolitan Detroit” award

March 4, 2021
Barring race from vaccine distribution will hurt Detroit – and rural Michigan

February 22, 2021
New Detroit names first-ever COO

February 22, 2021
A Detroit Black History Month Perspective

February 22, 2021
A Mighty Long Way: How Black People Moved In & Out And Around Detroit

January 12, 2021
The 5th annual National Day of Racial Healing – January 19, 2021

December 30, 2020
Letter: Fraud accusations in Detroit delegitimize Black votes

September 3, 2020
New Detroit joins W.K. Kellogg Foundations 4th Annual National Day of Racial Healing

August 16, 2020
Michigan Matters: Lt. Gov Gilchrist, New Detroit’s Rafferty on Race, Social Justice

July 20, 2020
Remembering John Lewis: Civil Rights Leader and Congressman

July 6, 2020
New Detroit, leaders urge ‘relentless’ war on racism

July 6, 2020
New Detroit organization declares war on racism

July 1, 2020
Michael Rafferty of New Detroit Talks About the Times We’re In

June 21, 2020
Michigan Matters: Two CEOs Facing Two Crises

June 14, 2020
WDIV Flashpoint interview with Michael Rafferty, President and CEO of New Detroit discussing details from our recently released racial equity report

June 11, 2020
Community leaders to Detroit CEOs: Commitment to fight racism is a start

June 7, 2020
No silver bullet for ending institutational racism, but work is underway

June 4, 2020
Racial Equity_Highlights June 2020

June 2, 2020
Racism doesn’t stop at police brutality. Neither can reform. | Detroit Free Press

May 30, 2020
George Floyd’s death, coronavirus pandemic, are tip of US racism

May 20, 2020
Opinion: New Detroit leader blasts senator’s symbolic mask

April 24, 2019
New Detroit Names Michael Rafferty as its new President and CEO

April 3, 2020
Race, Health & The Pandemic | American Black Journal Preview

February 16, 2020
New Detroit turns focus to racial inequities