InnovateGov in Detroit

InnovateGov prepares and delivers MSU’s most vital resource – talented and motivated students – to Detroit’s civic institutions while providing our students with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to do real and impactful work on the city’s most critical social challenges to help to build a thriving and equitable future for all Detroit residents.



InnovateGov in the News:

The Support

Thanks to the support of our partners, our students have contributed to projects that touch every neighborhood in the city. Our students provide Detroit’s civic leaders with the critical capacity and human capital necessary to tackle high-impact projects. Thank you to our supporters and partners! 


City of Detroit:


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Detroit Public Schools Community District:


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Thank you for supporting the InnovateGov Program!


For more information, contact:

Chayse Hurley
Department of Political Science