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Top Doc: MDHHS names Dr. Joneigh Khaldun Chief Deputy Director

Top Doc: MDHHS names Dr. Joneigh Khaldun Chief Deputy Director

Detroit Health Department Director Dr. Joneigh Khaldun has been tapped by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon to lead its Population Health, Medical Services, and Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities administrations as well as the Aging and Adult Services Agency. As the Chief Deputy Director for Health […]

Michigan Council aims to develop job opportunities, debunk stereotypes with an “I can” attitude

Michigan Council aims to develop job opportunities, debunk stereotypes with an “I can” attitude

We’ve all faced that moment, when someone told us “we can’t.” For those individuals with developmental disabilities, the message can be particularly troubling. They face it a lot. Turning that “you can’t” message to a “you can” message is the aim of the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council), which is advocating for the inclusion […]

Women increase in numbers and influence in Detroit

Women increase in numbers and influence in Detroit

Women are rising in numbers and influence, particularly in Detroit, where for the first time a combination of elected and appointed female Police Commissioners totaled six, making women the majority on the 11-member oversight board. “As the civilian oversight board for the Detroit Police Department, one of our goals for the department’s workforce, as well as […]

Conversation creates cultural understanding in Bank of America series

Conversation creates cultural understanding in Bank of America series

Calandra Walker Jarrell looks at the audience in the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History’s General Motors Theater before making a slightly unexpected announcement. “We’re going to have some fun,” says Jarrell, Bank of America’s Global HR Diversity & Inclusion executive. She’s the moderator of “A Courageous Conversation: The Art of Impact.” “This […]

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