News and Announcements

Wayne State University’s Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society presents “Urban Families: The American Dream in Crisis”
Wayne State University receives $100,000 Kresge Foundation grant to support CitizenDetroit
CitizenDetroit project to engage more residents in contributing to city decision-making and revitalization with $750,000 from Knight Foundation
“Urban Families: The American Dream in Crisis” presented by FOCIS today at WSU
CitizenDetroit chosen as Knight Challenge winner for young-voter program
AllAfrica.com: Namibia: Operations Kick Off At Husab
Bridge: All eyes on Belle Isle as state takes control
Bridge: Detroit's bankruptcy has Skillman Foundation rethinking investments
AllAfrica.com: Private Sector Must Drive Africa's Economy - President Sirleaf, Liberia
The Guardian: Ghana struggling to translate oil money into development gains
Kevyn Orr says Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Still Weeks Away
Crain's Detroit Business World Watch Monthly: South Africa
Governor Backs Funds for Detroit Bankruptcy
AllAfrica.com: Analyst Calls for Accountability at White House Africa Summit
AllAfrica.com: Gates Tackles Prophets of Doom on Poverty, Foreign Aid
Auto show expected to generate nearly $400 million for Detroit area economy
U.S. innovation boosted by Silicon Valley-Detroit team-up
Wayne State's Wilson wants more state funds, high-profile researchers
Practicing Democracy: The CitizenDetroit Project
Report Faults High Fees for Out-of-Network Care (The New York Times)
Chinese Cyber Hackers a Growing Threat(voanews.com)
Should people be off on Fridays? (bbc.com)
Finding Advice for More Modest Retirement Investments (The New York Times)
To Open Eyes, W-2s List Cost of Providing a Health Plan (The New York Times)