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Building Community Value's Detroit real estate course gives Black developers skills to navigate an industry that's historically shut them out.
The Detroit Training Center works with employers to offer job training programs for skills that are in high demand, with
Here are the events and things to do in Detroit this week we're most looking forward to.
While DTE recently blamed Michigan’s growing grid problems on the state’s wealth of “beautiful trees” hitting lines, industry experts and
Detroit teen Quintin Love, Jr. runs a photography business, holds a 3.5 GPA at Cass Tech and started boxing and
Detroit parent activists dealing with child lead poisoning educate other families and advocate for more testing and enforcement.
Ryter Cooperative Industries' Karanja Famodou explains how solar energy works. Warren resident Andre Mason aspires to a career in renewable
Michelle Smart founded Bags to Butterflies, an artisan handbag social enterprise in Detroit, to offer women “a job that understands.”