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Impact Incubators: Detroit Narrative Agency Grows Community and Collaboration Through Film

In addition to revealing the five projects that now comprise the DNA 2.0 cohort, DNA has also welcomed new staff. Learn more about the people and process of DNA 2.0 from paige watkins, Associate Director of Detroit Narrative Agency.

Northeast Detroit residents steward $500,000 in community development projects

Under-resourced communities across Detroit’s District 3 have begun bringing their own land use plans to life, thanks to a partnership between a coalition of neighborhood organizations known as Restore Northeast Detroit and Allied Media Projects.

Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum Counts on Collaboration and Community to Realize Major Renovations

With the support of Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects and individual collaborators like L.A.-based artist Corazon Del Sol, Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum is now matching a $100,000 Knight Foundation grant to repair and revitalize the museum, and to secure both artwork and African artifacts.

Meet AMP’s Newest Staff Members

There have been some big changes around here with recent staff additions and departures. Meet the new additions!

PNK to Puerto Rico: Crowdfunding Critical Infrastructure Post-Maria

Originally built to serve as mobile emergency connectivity and repair kits to bring community wireless mesh networks to neighborhoods impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Portable Network Kits, or PNK for short, are solar-powered and compact, making them easy to deploy in emergencies or wherever communications are limited.