Join P3E for a virtual panel discussion with policy experts that explores perspectives on Arab American issues and whether current policies and legislation meet the needs of Michigan’s Arab American population.
Women make up over 50% of the state’s population, but just 16% of Michigan’s local chief administrative officers. The Michigan Municipal League’s 16/50 Project is transforming this leadership gap – getting more women seated in the municipal top spot in Michigan communities.
Join the Michigan Municipal League’s 16/50 Project for an interactive panel experience to meet the force of women leading communities in Michigan, engage with local government challenges, and learn more about the municipal management profession.
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a discussion with Dexter Mason, head of social impact and DEI strategy at Buzzer. Dexter also previously worked at the Kresge Foundation, RISE, and the Obama White House.
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CLOSUP Lecture Series,
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Carolyn Barnes will discuss her book, “State of Empowerment: Low-income Families and the New Welfare State,” exploring how government-funded after-school programs can enhance the civic and political lives of low-income citizens.
Ford School students are invited to join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a discussion with Justin Hodge, Washtenaw County Commissioner and U-M clinical assistant professor of social work.
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a discussion with Ja'Bree J.A. Harris, Civic Engagement Manager for Detroit Action, where he has the opportunity to engage in the political process to craft policy to fight injustice and promote equity.
Women represent just 15% of Michigan's local chief administrative officers. Although women continue to be underrepresented as municipal managers, there is a growing contingent of dedicated women serving their communities and challenging the status quo in local government.
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement as we host Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield and Detroit Health Department Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair for a discussion and updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Metro Detroit and its residents.
University of Michigan Detroit Center
3663 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
The University of Michigan's Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project is hosting its first Small Business Showcase. Meet some of the 30 Detroit small business owners who are working with University of Michigan marketing, communications, law, design, and accounting students this fall -- and a few of our superstar alumni businesses, too!
Returning Ford School Master's students completing summer internship experiences will have the opportunity to reflect/and pitch their policy impact and skills gained during their summer internship experience to a panel of esteemed judges.