Faced with the water crisis in Flint, Mott President Ridgway White discusses the role of philanthropy in responding to a community in distress.
"While helping Flint residents meet immediate needs related to lead contamination, we also must think ahead about how to help the community emerge from the crisis," said White. "We must not only repair harm but restore hope."
Blue Accounting is a new program designed to help leaders across the Great Lakes basin manage the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem in a more collaborative and holistic manner.
Terry Peterson helped shepherd the growth of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers, which today serve almost 2 million K-12 students after school. The National Education Conference has named Peterson a “Champion of Children” for this and other efforts to serve our nation’s most vulnerable children and families.
Michigan’s creative industries are a powerful force, according to a new report from Creative Many, which offers recommendations to strengthen and grow jobs and businesses across the sector.
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