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Category: Racial Disparity

The JOBS Project with Detroit Action | Future of Work Town Hall

Life after prison can be difficult for returning citizens, especially as they attempt to return to the workforce after incarceration. What employment barriers to returning citizens face, and what programs and support are available for them to find jobs? One Detroit’s Future of Work Host Will Glover talks with Detroit Action Executive Director Branden Snyder about how The JOBS Project is lending a hand.

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Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation fundraises to support Hurricane Fiona relief in Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico in September, Southwest Detroit residents quickly came together at the weekly Fantazma Market, hosted by the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, to raise funds for disaster relief. One Detroit’s Chris Jordan took a visit to Fantazma Market’s Salsa Bachata night for an inside look at the weekly market turned fundraiser for Puerto Rico.

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10/31/22: One Detroit – Wynton Marsalis’ DSO residency, 2021 Penny Stamps series, Detroit’s punk pioneers Cinecyde

One Detroit talks with renowned jazz musician Wynton Marsalis about his residency with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Then, associate producer WIll Glover gets the scoop on the latest announcements from the Penny Stamps speaker series. Plus, One Detroit’s Chris Jordan chronicles the history of Detroit’s first punk band, Cinecyde, and the music they’re still making 40 years later.

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