Q&A with Andrea Benson
In this edition of Q&A, we chat with Andrea Benson, our Senior Program Manager, Detroit Community Initiatives. Andrea has extensive urban planning experience including a past fellowship at Wayne State University, which has benefitted her role supporting our housing strategy in Detroit. Learn more about her passion for community work and her unique approach to her role.
Winter Markets in Full Swing for Small Business Saturday
The Winter Markets have supported 130 small businesses and generated over $6M in wealth over the last six years. In this video, Laura Grannemann explains why the markets are critical to elevating the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Detroit, especially during Small Business Saturday.
Construction Inclusion Week Supports A More Equitable Detroit
Recently, we participated in Construction Inclusion Week, a national initiative that drives awareness and celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion in construction and skilled trades. Our Program Manager for Economic Mobility, Kinnus Paul, explains why initiatives like this are important for creating a more equitable Detroit.