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Department of Alternatives

—  The Department of Alternatives was formed by companies focused full-time on alternative solutions to civic and social issues. It is located on the 2nd floor of the Claridge House Apartments, which is a seven story, 66,000 square foot building located in the Central Business District of downtown Detroit. The DEPT is based on a shared values framework and is comprised of a cross-disciplinary group of companies with a common set of beliefs around social innovation. Scope included development (administration, project management support) and program development (property management, event production).