Faith in Transportation

Faith in Transportation

There is more faith in transportation in Detroit, thanks to the efforts of an interdenominational group of faith, clergy and community leaders from Christian, Islamic and Jewish faiths across Southeast Michigan. The leaders, who announced their YES endorsement and a commitment to collaboratively drive efforts to drive YES votes for regional transit on Nov. 8, […]

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Automotive seats in coming years will reflect the collaboration announced this week between Wayne State University engineers, College for Creative Studies design students and Lear Corporation. The Southfield-based auto supplier opened a $10-million Innovation Center in downtown Detroit to accomplish this goal. “We are very excited to be opening a new Innovation and Design Center […]

Blight brings bright opportunity for Detroit program grads

Blight brings bright opportunity for Detroit program grads

Several-dozen Detroiters have new professional opportunities, thanks to a city-led environmental training program. Advanced-level certificates were awarded to 79 graduates of various construction and deconstruction disciplines at a recent Northwest Activities Center ceremony. The City of Detroit’s Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department (BSEED) hosted training that ranged from five to 11 weeks, through a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Neighborhood-based HOPE Inside Centers will improve resident credit scores and help transform Detroit

Neighborhood-based HOPE Inside Centers will improve resident credit scores and help transform Detroit

A brighter financial future starts here. That’s the message at the Northwest Activities Center’s (NAC) Inside HOPE office, supported by Fifth Third Bank. The Center is among several major urban investments announced by Fifth Third Bank this past year, including its moving its regional headquarters to the One Woodward Building and its 5/3 in the […]

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