Detroit – Live 6 Alliance

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Location Detroit
Name Live 6 Alliance
Community Level Neighborhood
Sector Development, quality of life
Year of beginning 2015
People involved The executive board and staff are composed by university Alumni, Real Estate, Urban Planners, and community members. The Community Advisory Board is a selection of neighborhood champions implicated in the neighborhood revitalization process both personally and professionally.
Who started the initiative (NGO, public administration, association) Private actors, Community members, and a University
Object Live6 Alliance is a nonprofit planning and development organization whose mission is to enhance quality of life and economic opportunity in Northwest Detroit. It was formed in 2015 through a partnership of community, philanthropic and city stakeholders led by the University of Detroit Mercy.

Live6 Alliance strives for authentic, inclusive neighborhood revitalization with a particular focus on the Livernois and McNichols corridors. The organization serves a central convener and coordinator between the community, institutions, and key stakeholders who contribute to positive change in the community.

The organization actively serves the community in the following six program areas:

  1. Real estate development
  2. Business attraction & retention
  3. Placemaking
  4. Residential stabilization
  5. Safety
  6. Engagement
Field Urban
Source Interview with Lauren Hood, Website


Project Details

Added: 8.06.18