To The Ezekiel Project
We are an interfaith interracial, congregation-centered organization that addresses social justice issues and moves for systemic change within the Great Lakes Bay Region. We are led by a board with clergy and lay representatives from our member congregations. We are a part of the Gamaliel Network, a network of community organizing projects which connects Ezekiel to similar organizations across the nation. The Network provides training, program assistance, and professional development.
The Ezekiel Project is now hiring...
We are looking for a part-time organizer experienced in congregation-centered community organizing to recruit new membership and identify, train, and organize community leaders to address local and regional issues and actions.
If you are interested in this position send a one-page cover letter and a current resume to Executive Director Jessica Hernandez at email@example.com by Sept 27th, 2020 at 11:59 pm
Michigan Small Business Relief Funds
The Michigan Small Business Relief Fund applications are open. If a small business has been negatively affected by COVID it may be eligible for a grant or loan. Applications are being administered by 15 local and nonprofit economic development organizations (EDOs) throughout the State. There is one application and the EDO coordinating this for the counties will determine if an applicant qualifies for funding. The following identifies the EDO for each of the 14 counties within the EMCOG Region. For further information please go to https://www.michiganbusiness.org/about-medc/covid19/small-business-relief-program/
LIST OF ELIGIBLE COUNTIES ...
Arenac County - Saginaw Future Inc. https://saginawfuture.com/
Bay County - Saginaw Future Inc. https://saginawfuture.com/
Clare County - Middle Michigan Development Corporation whttp://mmdc.org/
Gladwin County - Middle Michigan Development Corporation http://mmdc.org/
Gratiot County - Middle Michigan Development Corporation whttp://mmdc.org/
Huron County - Flint & Genesee Chamber https://www.flintandgenesee.org/
Iosco County - Target Alpena https://alpenachamber.com/project/target-alpena-economic-development-corporation/
Isabella County - Middle Michigan Development Corporation whttp://mmdc.org/
Midland County - Saginaw Future Inc. https://saginawfuture.com/
Ogemaw County - Otsego County Economic Alliance https://www.gaylord-otsego.com/
Roscommon County - Otsego County Economic Alliance https://www.gaylord-otsego.com/
Saginaw County - Saginaw Future Inc. https://saginawfuture.com/
Sanilac County - Flint & Genesee Chamber https://www.flintandgenesee.org/
Tuscola County - Flint & Genesee Chamber https://www.flintandgenesee.org/
*Further information can also be seen on our News... page
Ezekiel Monthly Meetings:
Zeke Leadership Assembly will be held every 3rd Thursday from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on Zoom until further notice
* if you do not receive our emails and wish to attend this meeting please fill out the quick questionnaire on the Contact page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the list
- MEJC Reimagine MI Schools Listening Session - Aug. 26th, 2020 - 1 pm - 2:30 pm
- LABOR DAY - Sept. 6th, 2020
- Zeke Leadership Assembly - Sept. 17th, 2020 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
- All other events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. For more information/updates please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TheEzekielProjectSaginaw
The Ezekiel Project's Monthly Assembly meetings are regularly held on the third Saturday of each month at 9:30 am at the Ezekiel Project HQ in First Congregational Church, 403 S. Jefferson Ave. Saginaw, MI 48607 (be sure to enter the zip code into your GPS or you might end up in the wrong place!). We'll be in Suttner Hall, so enter from the Baum Street parking lot. ALL are invited to these meetings. No previous experience or connection necessary. If you are looking for a good way to learn more or get involved, this meeting is a great start.