Ronald Norwood’s primary focus is youth development and socioeconomic policy implementation. Skilled in research, curating events, program management, and developing community stewards. He has strong grant writing knowledge with over 10 years of experience. This experience ranges from working with youth as a youth organizer to leading community engagement, marketing and communications department for several tech startup based in Detroit and local non-profits.
Ronald is a 2021 – 2022 Detroit Grant Competition Recipient. This opportunity grants Humanity in Action Fellows and Senior Fellows between $500 – $5000 to address equity in Detroit by taking a community-centered approach to its development. Projects last 10- months and have tackled health disparities through vaccine information, combatted the digital divide through equitable internet access initiatives in Southwest Detroit, centered bus riders in regional transit dialogue and created sustainable workforce development programs for those with barriers to traditional employment. For more information on the grantees click here.
Updated February 2022
More from Ronald Norwood
Announcing the recipients of the 2021 Detroit Grant Competition
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 Humanity in Action 2021 Detroit Grant Competition recipients! Landecker Fellows Asha Shajahan and Adam Echelman, and Senior Fellows Hannah Wagner and Ronald Norwood will receive grants to create new initiatives or further their existing projects that focus on racial justice in the US.
Bellevue Detroit Project: transforming industrial site to a community place
As part of his Humanity in Action Professional Fellowship, Ronald Norwood is currently working on the Bellevue Detroit project.
Announcing the Detroit Community Development Fellows
We are delighted to announce the four 2020 Detroit Community Development Fellows! Two Fellows each will be working for the Tuxedo Project and Zachary & Associates.
Humanity in Action Announces the 2019 Detroit Fellows
Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the participants in the 2019 Detroit Fellowship. Participants include 14 new members to the Humanity in Action network and six Senior Fellows.