DETROIT, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co., in partnership with Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) and The Aspen Institute, today announced the selection of twenty-two participants for the first ever Detroit Workforce System Leadership Development Academy (Academy).
WARREN, Mich., January 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $225,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Since July 2015, the Macomb Innovation Fund has awarded $1.4 million to 24 companies, which have garnered $3.5 million in follow-on funding. These companies have also created internships or learning opportunities for nearly 340 Macomb Community College students which is a requirement to receive funding.
The rooftop garden next to General Motors’ Renaissance Center world headquarters wrapped up another productive growing season. Now in its third year, the garden – thriving from the landfill-free facility’s compost – resulted in 815 pounds of fresh produce, 150 jars of honey, and $3,546.00 in donations to a community shelter located across the street.
The Detroit office has a long history of remediation work for our major oil and gas clients, but we also have expertise in health and safety, lead the company's auditing efforts in the automotive industry, and support technology and insurance clients, as well as performing phase I and II assessments and due diligence work.
DETROIT, December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Detroit’s Entrepreneurs of Color Fund (EOC) today announced that it has awarded nearly 30 minority-owned small businesses with $2.75 million in critical capital since it began making loans one year ago. Created by the Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), this $7 million program is supporting Detroit-based neighborhood businesses owned by entrepreneurs of color and businesses that primarily hire people of color.
The Michigan Urban Farming Initative debuted America’s first sustainable urban agrihood in Detroit’s lower North End.
Located on about three acres in a Detroit neighborhood, the agrihood features a two-acre urban garden, a 200-tree fruit orchard, a children’s sensory garden and more. The gardens produce fresh and free produce to about 2,000 households in the area.
The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative to open new community center and café
DETROIT, November 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ –The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) is debuting America’s first sustainable urban agrihood, an alternative neighborhood growth model in Detroit’s lower North End that positions agriculture as the centerpiece of a mixed-use urban development.
Detroit, November 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Michigan Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Michigan Diversity and Leadership Conference on November 15, 2016 at Wayne State University. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics. In addition, business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This year’s theme is “Diversity: Driving Business Forward.”