Join the CORE Team


The Core Organizing Team is a group of students who make Optimize run from beginning to end. Dedicated students work hard to create a environment that is welcoming and open to all ideas, thoughts, and community problems. 

Core members pick from various committees related to marketing, events, budgeting, mentoring and so much more.

CORE Responsibilities include:

  • Organize the Social Innovation Challenge
  • Recruit project teams
  • Tell the story of Optimize through media, photography, writing and much more
  • Manage events for workshops and the showcase
  • Fundraising, communications and much more! 

Join your fellow EMU students who are working to make a change in Ypsilanti and beyond! 

Apply to join the CORE Team


Have Questions? 

Email the Core team at

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