Southwest Detroit Bus Tour – Sponsored by Southwest Solutions
Saturday, May 19, 2012
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Southwest Solutions, a non-profit organization, is a leading provider of human services and affordable housing as well as economic development. Southwest Counseling Solutions offers services for the community in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling and education. Southwest Housing Solutions provides the community with quality and affordable housing for low income families and also facilitates the process for first time home buyers among other services.
Join us as we learn more about how Southwest Solutions is improving the quality of life in Southwest Detroit. We will visit sites such as the Whitdel Building, which not only provides residents with affordable housing but also houses the Ladybug Gallery in the basement; Piquette Square, which is a veteran’s housing facility that houses homeless veterans; and the Go-Getters Center, which provides homeless people with food, clothes, shower facilities, a laundry facility and also learning facilities.
On May 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., we will meet at Go-Getters Center, 2640 West Vernor, Detroit 48216 for a 1.5 hour bus tour. Following the tour, we will enjoy lunch at Mi Pueblo Restaurant, 7273 Dix Rd., Detroit, MI 48209. The bus tour is free but lunch will be at your own cost. To register or learn more, please contact Yesenia Lara ’07 at firstname.lastname@example.org or Diane Puhl at (313) 927-1443.