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11th Annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Rising Summit set for November 7th

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Posted at 6:11 AM, Nov 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-07 06:11:35-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — ARISE Detroit! will host its 11th annual Neighborhoods Rising Summit, Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Five free virtual workshops (listed below) will offer residents strategies to help support their block clubs, churches and community groups in the age of COVID-19. The workshops will deal with adapting to changes in funding, efforts to build community relations with law enforcement, social justice, entrepreneurial survival skills and creating a more equitable Detroit.

To register, visit https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lLkXAqVMRzWgraOs9anZzw

Workshop 1
9 a.m. - 10 a.a.
MAINTAINING YOUR ORGANIZATION'S MISSION IN THE AGE OF COVID: What are nonprofits, block clubs, churches and community groups doing to stay relevant and serve through the pandemic?

Workshop 2
10:15 a.m. -11:15 a.m.
HOW FUNDERS ARE FUNDING DURING COVID: Funders have adjusted their giving patterns and priorities to have the greatest impact during COVID -19. What you need to know.

Workshop 3
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
PUBLIC SAFETY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: What is being done to build better relations between law enforcement and the community. What is being done to eliminate racial and economic disparities in our legal system.

Workshop 4
12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
ENTREPRENURIAL SURVIVAL: What small businesses are doing in securing funding, revising their business models and being creative to remain open and serving.

Workshop 5:
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
CREATING EQUITY IN DETROIT: What is the investment, civic and foundation community doing to create more inclusive and diverse economic opportunities for Detroiters.