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9/15/2022

Pontiac Proud: Angela Nicole Powell—Oakland County Commissioner, District 10

Growing up, Angela Nicole Powell watched as her father advocated for the deaf community in Pontiac. “A lot of my fight comes from him,” she explains. “Seeing what he was doing for his community, how he was trying to make it better for them, inspired me.”

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8/11/2022

CALLING ALL PONTIAC SCHOOL DISTRICT ALUMNI—Pontiac Northern, Pontiac Central, Pontiac High

We’re calling on all alumni from Pontiac Central, Pontiac Northern and Pontiac High to “Come Home” for a week of activities culminating in the Pontiac High School Homecoming game on Friday, October 7th, 2022. 

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8/11/2022

Pontiac Proud: Dr. Lucetry Dalton—Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor at Wayne State University

“Life is like a game of Spades; you can’t control the hand you’re dealt, but you can choose how to play it.”

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7/29/2022

Update: Cradle to Career Readiness

Cross-functional Strategic Action Teams have taken on jobs, youth enrichment, college prep, and more

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7/14/2022

2022 Livable Neighborhoods Community Assessment

All Oakland County Residents: Please take this Livable Neighborhoods Community Assessment survey to influence how federal housing funds will be spent in the future.

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5/31/2022

Pontiac Proud: Judge Kwamé Rowe—Oakland County Circuit Court

“Don’t let anyone tell you what you can or cannot do; don’t let your circumstances define who you are.”

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4/15/2022

3 Things you can do today to get a head start on spring yard cleanup

Start this spring looking good in our neighborhoods! In those “not quite spring” weather days when you’re itching to get outside, but it’s not quite warm enough for planting and the grass hasn’t started growing, here’s a few tasks you can check off your list to make spring cleanup easier!

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4/5/2022

Pontiac Proud: Khalfani Stephens—Deputy Mayor of Pontiac

“I am a true liberal arts student; I haven’t met a subject, a person, or a new thing that I don’t want to learn more about.”

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3/25/2022

Pontiac Town Hall on Violence—8 Key Strategies from Community Leaders

Pontiac hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday night on violence and public safety. In case you missed it, here are some of the key take home messages we heard from the all-star line up of leaders and activists working tirelessly to change the culture of violence.

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3/7/2022

Pontiac Proud: Solon Phillips, Corporation Counsel, Oakland County

From 8th Grade History Teacher to Oakland County’s Top Lawyer, Mr. Phillips Cites Resiliency as Key to Success

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2/7/2022

Pontiac Proud: Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr., President, Alabama State University

Dr. Ross’ formative years in Pontiac helped shape him as both an educator and a politician in Alabama

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12/13/2021

Meet Dr. Sonia Acosta—Executive Council Member and President/CEO of Centro Multicultural La Familia

Pontiac’s story isn’t just Black and White: We have a vibrant Latinx community with deep roots. Since the mid-1990s, Dr. Sonia Acosta has made it her mission to advocate for a more inclusive, healthy, and holistically supportive community.

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12/9/2021

The Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership wants to hear from you.

Safety has been identified as a critical issue by Pontiac residents.

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12/6/2021

Season’s Greetings!

Join us at these community and holiday events around Pontiac.

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11/24/2021

Reimagining Pontiac Life

How we’re defining and measuring Quality of Life improvements in Pontiac and beyond

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11/10/2021

Meet Tameka Ramsey—Executive Council Member and Founder & Managing Partner of T. Ramsey & Associates

Tameka’s story is Pontiac’s story: Resilient, vibrant, and in progress. As a member of our Executive Council, she remains focused on a community-first and inclusive approach to revitalizing the region.

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10/27/2021

School and Community Spirit United

2021’s Pontiac High School Alumni Spirit Week was a joyful celebration of our past, present, and future.

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10/20/2021

In Community We Trust: A Collective Impact

What exactly is a Collective Impact Partnership, and how does it work?

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9/23/2021

Meet Glenn McIntosh—Executive Council Member and SVP of Student Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer at Oakland University

Glenn’s focus has been primarily on educational initiatives, and he believes this is where Pontiac has had both its biggest challenges—but also its biggest opportunities, since education is key to upward mobility.

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7/23/2021

Meet Ryan Hertz – Executive Council Member and CEO at Lighthouse MI

Ryan’s holistic approach to addressing poverty and homelessness in Oakland County will help shape some of the broader goals of the Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership

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7/14/2020

Community-Driven Change in Pontiac

What might happen if we were to bring all of Pontiac’s remarkable minds and creative problem solvers together and tasked them with collaborating to achieve specific, cross-community outcomes?

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