Move Detroit Forward

Connect. Innovate. Contribute.

More than just a job

The Challenge Detroit fellowship program is a yearlong, full-time, paid job that comes with the unique opportunity to contribute in Detroit, develop as a leader, grow your career, connect with mentors and build relationships with diverse, innovative, community-minded leaders, thinkers and doers.

Our Work in the Community

“Challenge Detroit brings fresh and innovative ideas to projects and programs all with a grounding in human-centered design. This people-centric attitude allows organizations like mine to take risks on behalf of the people we serve.”

— Zeke Harris, Project Partner

Our Alumni Fellows

“As a Fellow you are able to make an impact with different [nonprofit] organizations by working alongside them… and build numerous relationships and connections. Being a Fellow allows you to grow in your career and as an individual.”

— Vanessa Vela, Alumna


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