Upcoming Events

Get on the AMRCP email list for notices of upcoming events by contacting info@starr.org or calling 1-800-837-5591 (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)


Own It – Albion – Financial Empowerment Fair

Everything from Home to Health, Career to Car

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Doors open at 12 Noon – All activities wrapping up by 5 p.m.
Ludington Center, 101 N. Superior Street, Albion, MI  49224

This event is intended for every adult in Albion and the surrounding area. You can expect to find workshops on a range of financial topics, interactive stations with community organizations, prizes and other incentives for participation.
Transportation, childcare, and Spanish translation services will be provided.

Workshop Topics:

  • Homeownership: Mortgage Loans, Home Repair Grants, Handicap Accessibility, and Other Financial Incentives
  • Budgeting
  • Credit Repair & Counseling
  • Investments & Retirement Plans
  • Checking & Savings Accounts
  • Preventing Elder Abuse & Predatory Lending

Partnering Organizations:

Tentative Schedule:

12 p.m. Doors Open – Time to browse the fair booths

12:30 p.m. Introduction/Welcome by Homestead Savings Bank

12:45 p.m. Break Off into Workshops with 2-3 different options

1:45 p.m. Free time to explore the fair

2:05 p.m. Another round of workshops with 2-3 different options

3:05 p.m. More free time to explore the fair

3:20 p.m. Another round of workshops with 2-3 different options

4:20 p.m. Wrap Up – Draw Prize Winners

The event will be sponsored by Homestead Savings Bank, in partnership with Starr Commonwealth, and the Albion Branch NAACP.

The Year in Review

Check out our Events Page to see the past year’s events and accomplishments!

We extend great appreciation to the following partners for helping make the activities of the past year possible:

Albion College
Albion Community Foundation
Albion District Library
Battle Creek Community Foundation
Bogar Theatre
Bohm Theatre
Cronin Foundation
Graphics 3, Inc.
Loraine & Melinese Reuter Foundation
Marshall Community Foundation
Marshall District Library
Marshall Middle School
Starr Commonwealth
Team 1 Plastics
Zanetti Foundation

Featured below is a photo captured during one of two field trips taken last year.

AMRCP at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit Taken Saturday, May 13, 2017