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Detroit Journalism Cooperative + NMM

For New Michigan Media to join the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, developing and sharing stories aimed at helping find solutions to the city's fiscal crisis.

Detroit Journalism Cooperative + DPTV

For Detroit Public Television to join the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, developing and sharing stories aimed at helping find solutions to the city's fiscal crisis.

Innovators Guild: Detroit

To engage MIT Media Lab students, faculty, and member companies to work on developing a long-term relationship between Detroit communities and the MIT Media Lab community, benefiting both groups academically, technically, and socially.

LocalData

Providing a set of tools that communities can use to collect data on paper or via a smartphone app, then export or visualize the data via an easy-to-use dashboard. The city of Detroit has used the tools, created by Code for America fellows, to track urban blight.

Everyblock

To create, test and release open-source software that links databases to allow citizens of a large city to learn (and act on) civic information about their neighborhood or block

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