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Results Mentoring organization honors five community leaders

 

The Results Mentoring non-profit organization recently hosted a dinner to honor five of Detroit’s top community leaders and exemplary mentors. WDIV reporter Chauncy Glover served as the master of ceremonies. Honorees were Marvin Beatty, chief community officer of Greektown Casino and chairman of the Coleman A. Young Foundation; Joyce

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Earn and Learn Program helps chronically unemployed find careers

Individuals age 18-24 who live in Detroit, Highland Park or Hamtramck; and who are chronically unemployed or had been formerly incarcerated, can enroll in a free program to help them get a job and learn a skill.

The program is called Earn and Learn and is being offered through the Dearborn-based non-profit organization, ACCESS.

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

RTA begins work building comprehensive public transit system for southeast Michigan

The newly created Michigan Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Governing Board held an orientation workshop today and began their work to coordinate public transportation across the City of Detroit and throughout Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

The ten-member board will develop a single master transit plan for the region,

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Emergency manager opponents step up protests to new laws

As Michigan's new emergency manager and right-to-work laws both kicked in on March 28, Detroit protesters took to the streets to voice their opposition to the new legislation.

On Thursday, National Action Network founder Al Sharpton announced the filing of a lawsuit challenging the legality of Public Act 436, the new EM law

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit