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The BIG Series offers small business owners tools for recovery

The BIG Series offers small business owners tools for recovery

Over the last decade, small businesses have risen to  become the face of Detroit’s comeback.  Then in March, as the COVID-19 pandemic swept through the region, their very foundation and futures collectively became uncertain. The Inter-Faith Small Business Alliance (IFSBA), which works to foster a culture of small business, is working to help them get back […]

Wayne Co. grant program will make a big difference for small businesses

Wayne Co. grant program will make a big difference for small businesses

Money. On main streets accross America, it’s in short supply. Ask any small busines owner. Our once heralded boot-strapped businesses, start-ups and yes, even our so-called ‘stay-ups'(existing, longer term businesss operations) are in trouble. Too frequently the last to take part in our ecosystem come in first in regard to our small business failures. And that’s what Wayne County officials […]

Bethlehem House aims to stem the number of working homeless

Bethlehem House aims to stem the number of working homeless

She picks up a paycheck and sleeps on a park bench. Those are the days she counts herself among the lucky. There are other days when she makes her bed on ground on the east side of Detroit. “Those days are the worst,” according to the female worker, who despite having a job is homeless. […]

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