Khaldun will head Detroit Health Department

Khaldun will head Detroit Health Department

Detroit’s Health Department has a new “top doc.” Taking over the helm is Dr. Joneigh S. Khaldun, a board certified practicing emergency physician and public health leader who has served as the Medical Director of the Detroit Health Department since July of 2016. Khaldun replaces former Executive Director and Health Officer Dr. Abdul-Sayed, who announced […]

Detroit’s Eastside gains new medical access with Popoff Clinic

Detroit’s Eastside gains new medical access with Popoff Clinic

Access to quality medical facilities is not only a necessity, it is a foundational item in a neighborhood’s overall wellbeing. That is why the opening of the new Popoff Clinic on Detroit’s Eastside is a welcome addition to the area. Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine recently took the former Vanguard Family Healthcare clinic […]

Wayne County Administration Considering New Jail Site Proposal

Wayne County Administration Considering New Jail Site Proposal

As downtown Detroit’s landscape continuously evolves, a new proposal between Wayne County and Rock Ventures is creating significant buzz among county officials, residents and business owners around the area. Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans is now reviewing Rock Venture’s proposal to build a criminal justice center and use the jail site as a “welcoming […]

Detroit organization may have to turn away victims of rape and assualt

Detroit organization may have to turn away victims of rape and assualt

Would you turn away a rape victim or someone who has been tortured from your door? In essence, that’s the dilemma that Freedom House is facing today. The last few weeks have been incredibly troubling for metro Detroit’s immigrant and refugee communities. But even before news of President Trump’s so-called travel ban and the protests that followed, […]

LGBT small business academy opens

LGBT small business academy opens

Whether you want to start-up or rev-up your small business, there are resources available in the LGBT community. One is a four-course training series specifically focused on retail and small businesses focused on the B2B marketplace. The series is the centerpiece of the newly-launched Mature Business Academy (M.B.A.) supported by the Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Seasoned industry veterans […]

Dick Posthumus is named Chief of Staff

Dick Posthumus is named Chief of Staff

Dick Posthumus, a long-time advisor to Gov. Rick Snyder, will now serve as his Chief of Staff. Posthumus, a former state legislator and lieutenant governor, has served as Snyder’s Senior Advisor since Snyder took office 6 years ago. “Dick is an unwavering public servant whose positive attitude and commitment to teamwork and the reinvention of Michigan […]

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