Inclusion: Detroit Goes as its Neighborhoods Go

Inclusion: Detroit Goes as its Neighborhoods Go

While the masterfully executed exit from bankruptcy will forever own its rightful place in history, Detroit faces another game-changing opportunity: Creating a growing economy that works for everyone. It is a challenge cities from around the nation are grappling with, and one, if accomplished here, will again demonstrate Detroit’s influence on the country. The progress […]

Rebuilding home ownership in Detroit with new opportunities

Rebuilding home ownership in Detroit with new opportunities

The importance of rebuilding homeownership in Detroit in order to revitalize its neighborhoods cannot be underestimated. Detroit is where the middle class movement began and took hold, and the distinctively American dream of homeownership helped form the foundation of this defining movement. Detroit had the greatest number of single-family homes per capita and boasted highest […]

HOPE Centers transform minimum wage workers into living wage consumers, would-be entrepreneurs into business owners

HOPE Centers transform minimum wage workers into living wage consumers, would-be entrepreneurs into business owners

Where you live, the kind of job you hold and the cost of what you buy are related to one three digit number … your credit score. Like it or not, that number defines you, says Ryan Mack, market president of the Mid-Atlantic Region for Operation HOPE, a non-profit organization providing financial literacy empowerment and […]

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