Conversation creates cultural understanding in Bank of America series

Conversation creates cultural understanding in Bank of America series

Calandra Walker Jarrell looks at the audience in the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History’s General Motors Theater before making a slightly unexpected announcement. “We’re going to have some fun,” says Jarrell, Bank of America’s Global HR Diversity & Inclusion executive. She’s the moderator of “A Courageous Conversation: The Art of Impact.” “This […]

Bank of America summer internship program seeks applicants by Feb. 1

Bank of America summer internship program seeks applicants by Feb. 1

Leadership doesn’t begin in the nation’s capital. As a matter of fact, Bank of America’s leadership philosophy stresses that building the blocks of character, commitment and quality begins in neighborhoods and communities where promising youth are found. Open to high school juniors and seniors in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties, the Bank of America Student […]

Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $1.1 million to metro Detroit nonprofits helping those in financial stress

Metro Detroit families and individuals facing difficult financial decisions will get more help from 39 Detroit nonprofits thanks to a $1.1 million award from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The foundation celebrated its annual “Detroit Day of Giving” on Nov. 14 by distributing the dollars to the organizations that work to ensure individuals and […]

Bank of America Student Leaders share experiences of summer success

Bank of America Student Leaders share experiences of summer success

Not every form of investment involves writing a pay check. In fact, some of the most lucrative investments tend not to relate to a dollar figure at all. Bank of America’s Student Leaders program is the institution’s way of investing in citizens who’ll eventually help shape the communities where they live. The program, consisting of […]

Small businesses to be featured at Detroit summer parks events

Small businesses to be featured at Detroit summer parks events

Small businesses will make a big splash at events in downtown Detroit parks this summer. The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) is asking Detroit-based vendors to apply to be featured at Downtown Street Eats, Market Thursdays, Market Fridays and the Night Markets at Beacon Park. The events attract thousands of weekly visitors. Downtown Street Eats, Michigan’s largest […]

Report shows optimistic outlook for entrepreneurs

Report shows optimistic outlook for entrepreneurs

Starting a business can bring life-changing prosperity, but research shows timing is key to success. Newly published research by Bank of America suggests this year is a good time to take the next step toward becoming an entrepreneur. A survey of 1,000 owners participating in the 2018 Bank of America Business Advantage Small Business Owner […]

Detroit company thrives for 10 years, boosting small publisher industry

Detroit company thrives for 10 years, boosting small publisher industry

There are comic book characters with traits like real human mental and physical health conditions as traits, but not many use disabilities, disorders or gender identity as super powers. A Detroit publishing company’s new comic, The Xtras: Forces of Courage and Change, uses heroes to help reduce society’s stigmas. The idea by Eunice Howard inspired […]

Enrollment open: Bank of America Student Leaders program helps high school juniors, seniors prepare for future, strenghten community

Enrollment open: Bank of America Student Leaders program helps high school juniors, seniors prepare for future, strenghten community

Yehowseph Brown not only found a way to prepare for a successful career, he also latched on to something that would make him a better person. A participant in Bank of America’s Student Leaders program, he is featured in a video on the company’s website. In it he says the experience gave him the tools […]