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DP Day 2015

The Detroit Partnership Day (DP Day), the major solidarity day organized by volunteer students of the University of Michigan, took place this year once more.

Although the situation in Detroit has generally improved with the return of businesses taking advantage of the windfall effect of very low real estate prices combined with an abundance of available manpower, it is still true that the needs of local people in terms of access to education and better living conditions have remained quite significant.

This year, 1400 students joined forces at 21 sites in Detroit and its immediate vicinity in various activities, such as cleaning parks, repainting classrooms, or planting trees.

This day was also an opportunity to recruit new voluntary students for the Weekly Programs that Colas has sponsored for the past three years.

An additional highlight of the Detroit Partnership Day was the personal message delivered by the President of the University of Michigan, Mark Schlissel, to the voluntary students at the traditional closing rally of DP Day 2015.

“Serve, Learn, Grow”: the Detroit Partnership has proven more than ever worthy of its principles, which the “On The Road to School” program has endorsed by continuing to support these students “who make things happen”.

Find out more about the Detroit Partnership on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/thedetroitpartnership?fref=ts

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