Category Archives: Prosperity Agenda

The Prosperity Agenda: What We Can Do to Make Michigan More Immigrant-Friendly

There’s been a lot of news lately out of Washington D.C. regarding immigrants, but did you know in Michigan there’s an aggressive effort underway to make Michigan an immigrant-friendly state? On this month’s Prosperity Agenda Radio show on News/Talk 760 … Continue reading

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New $500,000 Grant Program Kicks-Off for Placemaking Projects in Michigan

Attention Placemakers and Crowdfunders in Michigan! A new Public Spaces, Community Places grant program, funded by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), is now available at www.crowdfundingMI.com. The funds will be used to match funds up to 50% that are … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Placemaking and Michigan’s Aging Population

Did you know nearly 2 million residents are over the age of 60 in Michigan? For Michigan’s cities and downtowns this is an unprecedented opportunity to prepare and accommodate this population as they retire or continue working as the case … Continue reading

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Prosperity Agenda: A Conversation from the National Main Streets Conference in Detroit!

It’s not every day more than 1,300 people from throughout the nation come to see the exciting things happening in Detroit, but that’s exactly what happened when the Motor City for the first time ever hosted the 2014 National Main … Continue reading

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Urban Opportunity Looks Different Today

This blog post is a response to the Meeting of the Minds & Living Cities group blogging event which asks, “How could cities better connect all their residents to economic opportunity?” Q: How could cities better connect all their residents to economic … Continue reading

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