Detroit – Live 6 Alliance

Detroit – Live 6 Alliance
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Country United State
City Detroit
Name Live 6 Alliance
Date 2015
Description 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
Urban Co-Governance Strong
Enabling State Strong
Pooling Strong
Experimentalism Strong
Tech Justice
References, sources, contact person(s) Interview with Lauren Hood, Website

Live6 Facebook Page: here.

“New Live6 Alliance Executive Director and Commercial Corridor Manager named,” Detroit Mercy, February 8, 2018, available here.

“With democratic budgeting, Live6 takes a nontraditional approach to community engagement,” Model D, “Features,” December 17, 20717, available here.

“New Live6 Alliance headquarters and its homegrown director bring energy to neighborhood,” Model D, “Features,” October 10, 2016, available here.

“New effort to spruce up Livernois and McNichols area,” Detroit Free Press, August 31, 2015, available here.

Contact :


7426 W. McNichols

Detroit, MI 48221


Posted on

June 8, 2018