Category Archives: Prosperity Agenda

The Prosperity Agenda: Making the Most of Michigan Winters

It seemed that winter weather took forever to get to Michigan this year, but now that January is here, we’re back to the usual snow and cold temperatures. For some people that’s bad news, but many hearty Michigan residents are … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Connecting Michigan Through Higher Education

Michigan is fortunate to have a network of strong public and private universities. This month, we’re talking about the role that colleges and universities play in improving residents’ health care, food choices, and access to information, education and job training. … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Striving for a Welcoming & Diverse Michigan

America is a country with people from many different backgrounds and cultures, all living in one sometimes messy democracy. How cities approach their mix of residents can have major repercussions, especially when the issues involve race relations and religious differences.  … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: These Communities Should Be Made for Walking

Walking in many cities means using sidewalks to get to the mailbox or corner store, but only after crossing numerous streets and dodging inattentive motorists. Riding a bike on crowded roads can be unsafe and nerve-wracking. It’s a lot different … Continue reading

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