A team of three students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has won the 2017 Social Impact Challenge. The team's innovative and research-driven proposal addressed entrepreneurial development through downtown training and significant neighborhood outreach for the city of Flint.
The sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint and is presented as a partnership between the Stephen M. Ross School of Business' Center for Social Impact in Ann Arbor and UM-Flint's Office of University Outreach.
The Detroit Police Athletic League and its partners have raised millions to convert the old Tiger Stadium into its headquarters and playing field space for local youths that the nonprofit group serves.
But how will it sustain funding in the years to come while including historical, community and youth development priorities?