A New Culture for Michigan

A New Culture for Michigan

A New Culture for Michigan Job, residential and economic activity are on the agenda By Jackie Berg Multicultural communication, business development and leadership will play an increasingly important role in strengthening Michigan’s economic climate, according to Governor Rick Snyder. “One of the strengths of Michigan that we don’t talk enough about is the strength of […]

A United Voice: 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference is a driving force behind heightened regional collaboration

A United Voice: 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference is a driving force behind heightened regional collaboration

A United Voice: 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference is driving heightened collaboration and focus on Detroit’s neighborhoods By TheHUB staff It’s a Cinderella story in the making. Once imperiled urban centers are now re-emerging as the hub of economic development efforts. With every step forward, Michigan’s city centers are inching closer to becoming the centers of […]

How Detroit’s Chalfonte volunteer clean-up efforts are transforming their neighborhood

How Detroit’s Chalfonte volunteer clean-up efforts are transforming their neighborhood

“It’ s not where you live, it’ s what you do where you live.” Al Addison. “When Robinson and Addison walked the neighborhood later in the summer months, they found others joining the effort.” Building Blocks How Chalfonte volunteers clean-up efforts are transforming their neighborhood By E. B. Allen Like a sheriff and deputy, together […]

From a humble beginning Bruno Olvera becomes a leader at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and in the Hispanic community

From a humble beginning Bruno Olvera becomes a leader at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and in the Hispanic community

by Claudia Gregory Poets and pundits alike have proclaimed: “it’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” This statement rings particularly true for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA)Bruno Olvera, 27, who has been selected for the 2016 Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ (YHCA) program by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility. Being selected for the prestigious program, which […]

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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