Events and activities will be found all over the entire city, stretching from the Detroit Riverfront to Eight Mile Road.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and Detroit Public School officials will appear at a news conference announcing Neighborhoods Day details at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 18, at Harms Elementary School in Detroit, located at 2400 Central near Vernor.
Major sponsors of the sixth annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day:
The Skillman Foundation
The Kresge Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Waste Management of Michigan
Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
The Erb Foundation
the LEAP project,
Attorney Joumana Kayrouz
Black Family Development
Roberts Riverwalk Hotel
MGM Grand Detroit
Plus great media partners: Radio One, the Michigan Chronicle, Detroit Regional News Hub, My TV 20, Comcast and WWJ Radio
Other supporters include Compuware, First Michigan Credit Union and B.L.A.C. magazine.
Established in 2006 and funded by the Kresge Foundation, ARISE Detroit! Is a coalition of more than 400 community groups, churches, block clubs and businesses promoting volunteerism, community activism and positive media images to create a better Detroit.
For more information on Neighborhoods Day call 313-921-1955 or visit http://www.arisedetroit.org.
ARISE Detroit! is located at 5555 Conner, Suite 1233, Detroit, Michigan 48213.