Clients

Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD)

From September 2011 to September 2012, New Solutions reported to CDAD’s Board of Directors, while also facilitating the engagement of some 50 nonprofit directors and community leaders  to ensure collaboration and collective movement forward…Read More

Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM)

From 2009-2012, New Solutions provided the staffing to the Michigan Foreclosure Task Force (MFTF) coordinated by the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM)–the state trade association for community development. MFTF consisted of nearly 200 member organizations including nonprofit housing counseling agencies, banks, legal services organizations, community development corporations, local units of government, and other statewide advocacy organizations…Read More

Let’s Save Michigan 

New Solutions Group has served as the Project Coordinator for Let’s Save Michigan, a project of the Michigan Municipal League, since 2011… Read More


Global Detroit

New Solutions has spearheaded a nationally-recognized regional economic development initiative that focuses on how immigrants can be a regional job creation and economic growth catalyst. Steve Tobocman conducted a 15-month study commissioned by the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Skillman Foundation…Read More

ProsperUS Detroit

New Solutions Group has partnered with Southwest Housing Solutions, Global Detroit, the Neighborhood Development Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and several Detroit neighborhood and micro-enterprise organizations to develop ProsperUS Detroit, an entrepreneurial training and microlending program for Detroit residents… Read More

Michigan Future Schools

Michigan Future Schools is a program of Michigan Future, Inc., a non-partisan think tank based in Ann Arbor and led by President Lou Glazer. MFS is an “accelerator” that provides support—financial and capacity-building—to new open-enrollment high schools in Detroit that are committed to ensuring their students earn a college degree… Read More


Michigan Economic Development Corporation

In 2012, New Solutions was contracted by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to assist in connecting Governor Snyder’s Global Michigan initiative with the local economic development of MEDC’s regional partners in all 10 regions of the state… Read More

Michigan Political Leadership Program

The Michigan Political Leadership Program (MPLP) at Michigan State University (MSU) recruits, trains, and inspires tomorrow’s public policy leaders, preparing them with vision, commitment, and the skills for effective governance… Read More