It's a city in crisis but with potential for a big comeback. Despite an ailing auto industry and the highest jobless rate in the nation, Detroiters are determined to make their hometown thrive once again. For the next year, CNNMoney will focus on that challenge.

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Shuttered but not stopped
A hair salon owned by Better Detroit Youth Movement Co-Director Harlan Bivens was used as a meeting place for the organization, until it was shuttered after a recent burglary.

The group now meets in a temporary location at a restaurant.

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Last updated April 22 2010: 7:47 AM ET
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