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Welcome Chris Rutherford and Cal Talley to The Team!
Deeply experienced community collaborators poised to help us take PCIP’s initiatives to the next level
Pontiac’s Spring Cleaning Benefits Community Health
During the week of April 17th – April 22nd, community members from around Pontiac joined forces to help beautify our city.
Spend your summer outdoors and earn extra cash!
Oakland County Parks and Recreation is hiring Recreation Program Leaders to lead staff and volunteers at our summer programs and events throughout Oakland County.
City-wide Community Clean Up 2023
Get out and clean up your yard & neighborhood!
Oakland County Parks is hiring for seasonal jobs
Attend Oakland County Parks’ upcoming job fair from 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 23at the Waterford Oaks Activity Center and see what all the excitement is all about!
Pontiac School District Brick Fundraiser
As we finalize the construction projects at Pontiac High, we would like to give you an opportunity to physically leave your “imprint” on our campus by inviting you to participate in our “Alumni Walk of Success” Brick Fundraiser.
PCIP Co-sponsors Pontiac’s Legends and Trailblazers’ Awards Program
This year’s Legends and Trailblazers Awards are cosponsored by ACES and Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership.
Event Wrap Up: Call to Action – Improving Opportunities for Pontiac’s Youth
Pontiac’s Mayor Tim Greimel, Cal Talley, Coco Moulder, and Dr. Deirdre Hurse joined PCIP at The PLAT in Pontiac to speak to regional support for cradle to career education opportunities
Pontiac’s Youth in Focus
We’re focusing on Pontiac’s youth as a method of revitalizing our community. Learn more about why in our Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027.
PCIP’s Strategic Plan for 2023-2027
We’re excited to share our organizational priorities, which highlight our unique role as a convener within the community.
A Call to Action Community Event Focuses on Summer Youth Opportunities
Local community convener Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership (PCIP) will host a Call to Action event focused on enhancing summer youth programming at The Plat Theatre on Friday, February 17th at 10:00 AM.
Tis’ the season for giving!
We are proud to sponsor the Pontiac Community Foundation and their Pontiac Impact Challenge.
Enter to Win a $500 Meijer Gift Card
The Lomas Brown Jr. Foundation has partnered with Meijer, Emagine Theaters and Detroit Lions to announce the chance for a fan to win a $500 Meijer gift card.
Get Ready for Giving Tuesday
Get Ready for Giving Tuesday by adding these Pontiac educational projects to your giving wish list!
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.”
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.
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.”
Update: Cradle to Career Readiness
Cross-functional Strategic Action Teams have taken on jobs, youth enrichment, college prep, and more
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.
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.”
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!
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.”
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.
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
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
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.
The Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership wants to hear from you.
Safety has been identified as a critical issue by Pontiac residents.
Join us at these community and holiday events around Pontiac.
Reimagining Pontiac Life
How we’re defining and measuring Quality of Life improvements in Pontiac and beyond
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.
School and Community Spirit United
2021’s Pontiac High School Alumni Spirit Week was a joyful celebration of our past, present, and future.
In Community We Trust: A Collective Impact
What exactly is a Collective Impact Partnership, and how does it work?
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.
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
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?