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The Blend

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carole morriseau with the healing wall work
Carole Morisseau's colorful installation, honoring victims of police brutality and inspired by travels in Brazil, is featured in the Scarab Club's landmark exhibition, "Souls of Black Folk."
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Detroit Labs' nontraditional hiring process -- eschewing cover letters and sometimes resumes -- has yielded a more diverse workforce and high rates of retention.
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April Halliburton is pictured in looking straight into the camera and smiling, while wearing a black blouse and denim jacket.
However small your business is today, it has the potential to grow. But without a strong human resources foundation, it’s possible, perhaps even likely, that a business’s growth is being stunted or it’s growing in the wrong direction.
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jenifer daniels headshot
After launching her own startup, Jenifer Daniels is helping Detroit’s social entrepreneurs tackle systemic problems, from internet access to economic empowerment for trans individuals.
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job seeker resume tips
Heather Coleman-Voss gave concrete notes on a reader's real resume -- but her tips will help anyone trying to nail down this importance piece of the job-search process.
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career savvy coaching heather Coleman-Voss
Heather Coleman-Voss of Career Savvy Coaching has some advice for landing a dream job.
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seat detroit coworking space's new home in the north end
Less than a year after opening, coworking space Seat Detroit left their rental in Eastern Market to focus on building a community of entrepreneurs in the North End.
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Black women suffragists in the early 1900s.
Easier access to voting is important in any election season, but in a pandemic it’s vital -- and there are some particular implications for women. Sharon Dolente of the ACLU of MIchigan is one of the women fighting to ensure voting access.
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mural at matrix theater, where electoral chaotic event will take place
Welcome to The Electoral Chaotic, where you can reflect on the role of community leaders -- or, rage-smash a cupcake.
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diversity equity and inclusion in the workplace
Whether you're a customer or the CEO, we've outlined the steps to help make your organization more just for all.
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crowd at detroit slutwalk
Throughout the spring and summer, Detroiters have protested daily for racial justice, following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Somewhere along the frontlines, amidst the chants and tear gas, Chantel Watkins -- activist, poet and champion for social justice -- has been marching.
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Metro Detroit teacher-parents face difficult options for their jobs and kids' schooling. Image shows young girl receiving virtual instruction at a laptop.
“Many people tell me I’m lucky to be a teacher, but they don’t understand that after trying to teach and contact students all day, I will not be the best teacher to my child."
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