CEDAM Press Releases


Press releases and press contact information for CEDAM and our programs. If you need a CEDAM logo, download this .png or .eps.

2017 CEDAM Press Releases

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Eighty-seven Michigan Organizations Sign Letter Opposing Payday Lending Bills, October 4, 2017

Show Me the Money Day Connects Michigan Residents with Financial Resources, January 4, 2017

2016 CEDAM Press Releases

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No Affordable Housing Available in Michigan for Minimum Wager Workers, May 25, 2016

CEDAM Elects Board for 2016-2017, May 17, 2016

Poll: Michigan Voters Oppose Expansion of Payday Lending, February 16, 2016

Consumers Energy Grant Supports Free Income Tax Preparation for Michigan Taxpayers, February 4, 2016.

Show Me the Money Day Connects Michigan Residents with Financial Resources, January 6, 2016.

2015 CEDAM Press Releases

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Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Corps Recruits Members for 2015-2016 Service Year, August 12, 2015.

As the Summer Heats Up, Michigan Residents Encouraged to Claim the Home Heating Credit Before it is Too Late, July 15, 2015.

State Farm Awards CEDAM $23,000 Grant, May 26, 2015.

Consumers Energy Grant Supports Free Income Tax Preparation for Michigan Taxpayers: Increases Filing Rates and Saves Money in Fees, February 10, 2015

Michigan Communities Promote Financial Fitness at Show Me the Money Day Events, January 27, 2015

2014 CEDAM Press Releases

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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.

Show Me the Money Day Events Connect Taxpayers with Financial Resources and Free Tax Preparation Services, January 23, 2014.

2013 CEDAM Press Releases

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Legislators Participate in Service Projects to Strengthen Neighborhoods in Their Districts, October 8, 2013

Rural Partners of Michigan Awards Grants to Six Communities, September 24, 2013

Community Economic Development Association of Michigan Launches Industry Report Website, June 27, 2013

Senate Bill Eliminates Homeowner Protections, Hampers Foreclosure-Prevention Efforts, Opinion Piece written by Neeta Delaney, Director of the Michigan Foreclosure Task Force

$ave Michigan Bill Would Reduce Poverty and Help Workers Avoid Bankruptcy, April 22, 2013

9th Annual Small Town & Rural Development Conference, March 25, 2013

Press Call to Announce New Data on Affordable Rental Housing Shortage, March 7, 2013

Michigan Rural Council Releases Report on Rural Philanthropy, January 21, 2013

Community Economic Development Association of Michigan Celebrates 15th Anniversary and Launches New Brand, January 15, 2013

Lansing Wins Major Grant to Establish Financial Empowerment Center; Equip Low-income Residents with Vital Tools for Financial Self-Sufficiency, January 8, 2013

Michigan Rural Council Announces Pilot Communities Participating in Broadband Program, January 8, 2013

2012 CEDAM Press Releases

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Microenterprise Network Partners with Small Business Saturday, November 19, 2012

Michigan Community Response Toolkit Expands to Guide Homeowners, October 9, 2012

Microenterprise Network of Michigan Launches New Website and Online Resource Directory, September 18, 2012

Michigan Foreclosure Response Website Helping Communities, August 20, 2012

Community Grant Awards Available to Rural Michigan, July 10, 2012

CEDAM Elects Board for 2012-2013, June 27, 2012

Bill to Support Michigan Microenterprise Development Awaits Governor’s Signature, June 13, 2012

State Farm awards CEDAM $25,000 Grant, May 12, 2012

Innovative Foreclosure Tool Launched, April 23, 2012

New Data Verifies Foreclosure Devastation in Michigan, February 23, 2012

Michigan Rural Council Created, February 12, 2012


For media inquires, please contact the following:

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Community Economic Development Association of Michigan
Jamie Schriner-Hooper, Executive Director
517.485.3588 x1940

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Michigan Economic Impact Coalition
Ross H. Yednock, Director
517.485.3588 x1946

Michigan Foreclosure Task Force Logo
Michigan Foreclosure Task Force
Jamie Schriner-Hooper
517.485.3588 x1940

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Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Corps
Rachel Diskin, Program Director
517.485.3588 x1948
Microenterprise Network of Michigan
Microenterprise Network of Michigan
Marsha Madle, MNM Coordinator

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Michigan Rural Council
Jessica AcMoody
517.485.3588 x1944

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Michigan Vacant Property Campaign
Julie Hales Smith


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Lisa Assenmacher, Communications & Training Specialist


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Updated on October 5, 2017.