ONE DETROIT

One Detroit | CEO of Goodwill Industries, Dan Varner

Detroit's urgent need for skilled workers is one of the challenges being met by the Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit. Stephen sits down with Dan Varner, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries, to discuss the organization's main focus -- workforce development -- and the population they serve. They also reflect on how Varner's previous work in education policy has shaped his focus in his current position.

American Black Journal

10/7/18: FOCUS: HOPE “MARCH FOR HOPE” / DPS FOUNDATION “CHAMPIONS OF EDUCATION”

Stephen talks with the new CEO of Focus: HOPE, as the non-profit gets ready for its 44th annual March for HOPE. Thousands will march later this month in celebration of unity and the commitment to overcome racism, poverty, and injustice.  Plus, the Detroit Public Schools Foundation is honoring the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Educators of the Year at its annual Champions of Education fundraiser. The president of the DPS Foundation shares the details.

  • 2018 Election
  • Neighborhoods
  • Flint
  • Immigration

Michigan Senatorial Debate Oct. 15

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and businessman John James will debate on Oct. 15 at a Detroit Economic Club meeting. Detroit Public Television will live stream the debate at dptv.org/onedetroit Monday, October 15th at 12:35pm ET.

10/11/18: Warren Housing Insecurity / Governor’s Debate / Islandview Housing / WRCJ’S Chris Felcyn

Matthew Desmond's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Evicted: Poverty And Profit In The American City, revealed the city of Warren has one of the highest rates of court-ordered evictions in the nation. In this report from a WDET-FM community book discussion in Warren, Stephen talks with the audience about the reasons -- and answers -- for housing insecurity and poverty in Macomb County and the region.

One Detroit Clip: Vernor Businesses

Nolan Finley goes on a walking tour of the many thriving ethnic small businesses along Vernor Highway in Dearborn for a look at how many Arab American immigrants are going after the American Dream.

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