DPS Pop-Up Enrollment Centers

Summer enrollment for the 2019-2020 is approaching for the Detroit Public Schools Community District. From July 29 – August 23, 10 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday, you can enroll your child at the locations listed on the flyer.

Cornerstone Village residents can visit the eastern site at Ronald Brown Academy, 11530 E. Outer Drive, 48224

For more info about required documents and immunization schedules go to [link]

National Night Out – 5th Precinct Event

The 5th Precinct is celebrating National Night Out, a community-building event geared towards strengthening police-community relations.

It’s happening Tuesday, Aug 6th at Jamison Temple Missionary Baptist Church on 12530 Mack Ave.

Official National Night Out website: https://natw.org/

DPD 5th Precinct website: https://detroitmi.gov/node/6056

MECCA’s Annual Event

For the fifth year in a row, MECCA DC is hosting its Annual Event at Balduck Park on August 10th from 12 to 4pm.

There will be a bookbag giveaway, a raffle, face painting, arts and crafts, music, vendors and more! Bring the whole family.

For more information go to MECCA DC’s website at https://www.meccadc.org/

Potential vendors can contact info@meccadc.org

Property Tax Exemptions

The Neighborhood Enterprise Zone (NEZ) provides a tax incentive for the development and rehabilitation of residential housing located within eligible distressed communities. Taxes may be reduced on a property for up to 15 years in designated areas to promote revitalization of those neighborhoods. Contact 313-224-3560.


The State of Michigan website on NEZ with other property tax exemption information.

2019 Trash & Bulk Pickup Calendar

The 2019 Trash, Bulk, Recycle schedule for the Cornerstone Village (CSV). Any questions, please review the following Green For Life (GFL) link.

And remember, if you see any bulk items, trash or yard waste in front of a lot or vacant structure, use the seeclickfix/Improve Detroit app and it will be addressed promptly.

Motorcity Makeover 2019

This year, we spent our Motorcity Makeover at the Cornerstone Village Community Garden on Hereford and Southhampton.

It was a chilly day, but we had a good turnout! Joining us was District 4 Manager Letty Azar

We planted white and red onions, cucumbers, collard greens, romaine and salad blend lettuce, parsley, cilantro, tomatoes, peppers, acorn squash and much more!

Pictured: The intrepid President Jim Grenwick and District 4 Manager Letty Azar

Come back to our news page soon for more garden updates!

If you wish to donate towards the maintenance of the garden, please go to our GoFundMe.