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CEDAM’s 2018-19 Executive Committee Board Members Announced

Lansing, MI – The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM) is pleased to announce its 2018-19 executive committee board members Glenn Wilson (president), Kirsten Elliott (vice president), Al Martin (treasurer) and Dennis West (secretary). Elliott and Martin are new to the executive committee, while Wilson returns as president and West returns as secretary. “I...

Rental Rates are Out of Reach for Michigan Residents
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Rental Rates are Out of Reach for Michigan Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2018 Contact: Jessica AcMoody, Senior Policy Specialist, CEDAM 517.485.3588 | acmoody@cedamichigan.org Contact: Eric Hufnagel, Executive Director, Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness 517.853.3885 | ehufnagel@mihomeless.org Rental Rates are Out of Reach for Michigan Residents Michiganders must earn $16.25 per hour to afford a Fair Market Rent two-bedroom apartment ­ Lansing, MI—In order to afford...

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CEDAM Elects New Board of Directors for 2018-2019

Lansing, MI – The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM) is pleased to announce at-large members Allan Martin, president of Hart House Bed and Breakfast, Charlotte Smith, deputy director for LISC-Michigan Statewide, incumbent Mikki Droste, executive director of Capital Area Housing Partnership and Region One Director, Michelle LaJoie, executive director of Community Action Alger...

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Consumers Energy to Help Rural Communities Choose Their Own Destinies

Consumers Energy to Help Rural Communities Choose Their Own Destinies Grants for Rural Community Assessments Allow for Future Planning LANSING, MI—Rural Community Assessments, facilitated by the Michigan Rural Council (MRC), help rural communities evaluate their community assets and empower them with the tools needed to plan for the future. We are pleased to announce that Consumers...

2017 CEDAM Press Releases
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2017 CEDAM Press Releases

Eighty-seven Michigan Organizations Sign Letter Opposing Payday Lending Bills, October 4, 2017. Show Me the Money Day Connects Michigan Residents

2016 CEDAM Press Releases
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2016 CEDAM Press Releases

No Affordable Housing Available in Michigan for Minimum Wager Workers, May 25, 2016
CEDAM Elects Board for 2016-2017, May 17, 2016

2015 CEDAM Press Releases
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2015 CEDAM Press Releases

Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Corps Recruits Members for 2015-2016 Service Year, August 12, 2015. As the Summer Heats Up, Michigan Residents Encouraged...

2014 CEDAM Press Releases
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2014 CEDAM Press Releases

Three Michigan Communities Will Launch Financial Empowerment Centers in July, June 11, 2014
High Rents Make Housing Unaffordable for Many in Michigan, March 24, 2014.

2013 CEDAM Press Releases
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2013 CEDAM Press Releases

Legislators Participate in Service Projects to Strengthen Neighborhoods in Their Districts, October 8, 2013. Rural Partners of Michigan Awards Grants to Six Communities...

2012 CEDAM Press Releases
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2012 CEDAM Press Releases

Microenterprise Network Partners with Small Business Saturday, November 19, 2012. Michigan Community Response Toolkit Expands to Guide Homeowners, October 9, 2012