Challenges are the heart of our program. In partnership with area non-profits, the challenges are designed to positively impact the city and region. Every Friday, participants will work in teams organized to generate innovative and impactful solutions to pressing needs faced by our partner non-profit organizations. Click on the links below to learn more about our non-profit partners and the topics that we plan to address over the course of the year.

Challenge #1Sep 27 - Oct 25 2013
TOPIC:
Community Arts
PARTNER(S):
University of Detroit Mercy’s Detroit Collaborative Design Center’s Impact Detroit Initiative & Bleeding Heart Design
Challenge #2Nov 8 - Dec 13 2013
TOPIC:
Multimodal Transportation
PARTNER(S):
ModeShift
Challenge #3Jan 17 - Feb 14 2014
TOPIC:
Homelessness
PARTNER(S):
Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS)
Challenge #4Feb 28 - Mar 28 2014
TOPIC:
To Be Announced
PARTNER(S):
To Be Announced
Challenge #5Apr 11 - May 9 2014
TOPIC:
Land Conservation & Community Engagement
PARTNER(S):
The Riverfront Conservancy
Challenge #6May 23 - Jun 20 2014
TOPIC:
Land Re-Utilization
PARTNER(S):
Detroit Future City