Housing dollars move to where they are welcome

Housing dollars move to where they are welcome

Detroit is a city of opportunity, innovation and investment. We can become a leader in urban revitalization’s best practices if we can commit to providing inclusive housing options for all Detroiters: our long-time residents, recent transplants, and especially the community’s most vulnerable. But there’s a formula for success. Implementing multi-dimensional housing solutions and strategies to […]

Hope and hard work: Leaders like Errol Service are rebuilding Detroit neighborhoods

Hope and hard work: Leaders like Errol Service are rebuilding Detroit neighborhoods

Errol Service understands humble beginnings, hard work and high achievement. That’ s why the restaurateur says he’s working hard to help rebuild Detroit, one community project at a time. Service started his McDonald’s career by mopping floors and cleaning toilets. He was promoted to dropping fries and flipping burgers. During the process, he managed to […]

Gov. Snyder, Michigan officials outline Israel mission and business goals

Gov. Snyder, Michigan officials outline Israel mission and business goals

Meeting with top officials, talking up Michigan industries and boosting future business development were among the achievements by Gov. Rick Snyder, who recently finished his second investment mission to Israel since taking office in 2011. Snyder outlined his mission to Israel, highlighting conversations with business executives and government leaders discussing opportunities for increased trade and […]

Limiting immigration also limits growth

Limiting immigration also limits growth

This past week’s Executive Orders from President Trump on immigration, refugees, the so-called Muslim ban, and the wall have been devastating and deeply distressing. They challenge our sense of American values and history.  Beyond our personal and moral reactions, however, the Executive Orders also may have an impact on the work of Global Detroit to spark […]

New DDOT service expansion starts; 650 weekly trips added

New DDOT service expansion starts; 650 weekly trips added

In Detroit, a city where cars rule and transportation issues are paramount, having a well-oiled transportation system is essential to everyone’s quality of life. To that end, the city of Detroit under Mayor Mike Duggan has worked over the past few years to update and expand its bus services. Starting Monday, Detroiters will be seeing […]

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