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Block Party Celebrates Our Backyard Detroit Park Champions

We created Our Backyard Detroit with Green Living Science to support seven passionate Detroit residents with a stipend to elevate their neighborhood parks. Recently, we celebrated the efforts of these Park Champions with a Block Party at Pingree Park. Watch the video to learn more about the celebration and the purpose of this innovative program.
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Q&A With Brandi Brown

We sat down with Brandi Brown, Associate Program Manager, Economic Mobility to talk about her role supporting Detroit's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Brandi talks about what drew her to this important work, her experience with Venture 313, and how she shows up for her community and her family every day.
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Gilbert Family Foundation Contributes Nearly $375 Million in Partnership with Henry Ford Health to Bring Shirley Ryan AbilityLab to Detroit and Create the Nick Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Research Institute

DETROIT, September 6, 2023 – The Gilbert Family Foundation (GFF), Henry Ford Health and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab today announced a historic partnership to bring a 72-bed state-of-the-art physical medicine and rehabilitation facility to Detroit. The facility will be managed by Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and will become part of Henry Ford Health’s campus expansion. The Gilbert […]
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Our Backyard Detroit Park Champions Passionate About Parks

Our Backyard Detroit is a program created by Green Living Science and the Gilbert Family Foundation to empower Detroiters who are active stewards of their neighborhood parks. In this post, these "Park Champions" share their experiences - and their passion for thriving green spaces.
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Green Living Science and Gilbert Family Foundation Host Block Party to Celebrate “Our Backyard Detroit” Park Stewardship Program

Green Living Science and the Gilbert Family Foundation announced in inaugural Block Party to celebrate Our Backyard Detroit's stewardship program, which was created to increase access to healthy green spaces in Detroit.
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