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Monday’s Illuminating Community Change Forum Promises to Shed Light on Economic Development for North Flint

Monday’s Illuminating Community Change Forum Promises to Shed Light on Economic Development for North Flint

This coming Monday, July 22, Sandra Johnson is going to be at the North Flint Food Market from 5-8:30 p.m., and she’s inviting everyone in her community to join her for a special meeting. As manager of Hamilton Community Health Network’s Illuminating Community Change (IC2) project, Johnson has been at the forefront of organizing the […]

Kettering President discusses signs of Flint’s renaissance on eve of Centennial events

Kettering President discusses signs of Flint’s renaissance on eve of Centennial events

As Kettering University planned its Centennial events, organizers never lost sight of how the city of Flint, its residents and the community played a pivotal role in building an educational institution within its neighborhoods. That is why The Community Celebration, which takes place at historic Atwood Stadium on Saturday, became not only a celebration of […]

Investing in Futures

Investing in Futures

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan lauded 41-year-old Brian Jones’ extraordinary record at the ribbon cutting of his east side 102030 clothing store last month. Jones, a paralegal who graduated summa cum laude from Oakland Community College, is well on his way toward achieving a bachelor’s degree at Eastern Michigan University. The typically reserved business owner fought […]

Business stakeholders stand behind push to extend job training to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated

Business stakeholders stand behind push to extend job training to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated

As a healthcare leader and employer of more than 33,000 employees, many would assume that Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) must actively minimize, if not eliminate, risks whenever possible. Nevertheless, Robert G. Riney, president of healthcare operations and chief operating officer at HFHS, says eliminating the requirement that job applicants state whether they’ve been convicted […]

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