Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Families in need across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties will have terrific holiday meals thanks to Bank of America and the Salvation Army. For the fifth consecutive year, Bank of America volunteers are packing Bountiful Boxes at the Salvation Army’s Detroit Harbor Light for its holiday distribution to families across those counties. The 10,000 holiday […]

What most neighborhood activists don’t understand about real estate development

What most neighborhood activists don’t understand about real estate development

When it comes to real estate development, Peter H. Brown speaks two languages. He is fluent in both “developer” and “neighborhood activist.” As such, the Minneapolis consultant is in a good position to act as an interpreter in the often fractious negotiations between the two, something he writes about in his recent book “How Real Estate Developers […]

UAW-Ford debuts its “Celebrating and Empowering Women” event March 18

UAW-Ford debuts its “Celebrating and Empowering Women” event March 18

Learning how to start a business, how to manage their money like a boss and nurture health relationships are among the many activities that highlight the “Celebrating and Empowering Women’s Event,” organized by UAW-Ford and its partners. In honor of Women’s History Month, UAW-Ford is hosting the day-long program from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Homeowner Help: State helps stabilize neighborhoods

Homeowner Help: State helps stabilize neighborhoods

Three years ago, Kinyemi Sims found some free money to help her catch up on her property taxes. She was nearly $12,000 behind and was afraid she wouldn’t be able to prevent a foreclosure on her property. She found the help she needed through Step Forward Michigan, a federally-funded interest and payment-free, forgivable loan program […]