2014 Diversity Alliance Summit on Race and Inclusion
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Opportunity & Equity 2014
May 5, 2014 — 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Registration starting at 8:30
Sheraton Detroit Novi
Speaker: Pedro Noguera, Sociologist and NYU Professor
Each day, a growing number of people struggle to make ends meet, yet there are promising strategies and tools that can help fight this trend, that have been proven to reduce poverty and build prosperity. At Opportunity & Equity 2014 attendees will explore successful and promising models and concepts in public policy, education, asset building, healthcare and more.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lansing Community College Board Room
The problem of an ever expanding disparity between the “have’s” and the “have-not’s” has become the issue of the day. What do you think? Should the government play a role in enabling or constraining individual wealth? Are the super rich and the poverty-stricken both the creators of their own destinies? Is wealth the root of all evil?
A celebration honoring the late Deborah Strong, a former board member of the Michigan League for Public Policy
April 30 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at the EMU (her alma mater) Student Center
Please join in to close out the Month of the Young Child and Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month as our friend would want us to–together, with commitment to children and community!
– PUBLIC POLICY FORUM –
Presented on Dec. 9, 2013
Municipal Crises: Symptoms and Solutions
Why Policy Matters to Southeast Michigan
Was presented on Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Michigan League for Public Policy President & CEO Gilda Z. Jacobs and Outreach Director Renell Weathers examined state and federal public policy decisions that affect the lives of Southeast Michigan residents and how advocacy makes a difference.
It was presented by the Michigan League for Public Policy, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Jewish Fund.