As we continue farther in to the 21st century, the work will continue to change. The new industrial revolution has created challenges for employees and employers. In our series “Future of Work,” we examine different aspects of the ever-changing working world.
Michigan’s Childcare Challenges Have Displaced Women From the Workforce. Will New Legislation Help Them Return?
All across Michigan, a shortage of childcare availability and rising childcare costs have persisted, and women in the workforce have been disproportionately affected. One Detroit’s Future of Work virtual town hall, “Women in the Workforce,” explores the decline of women in the workforce, the impact of childcare, and new legislation that may help them return to work.
In this Future of Work Virtual Town Hall, One Detroit hosts a roundtable discussion on the decline of women from Michigan’s labor force, the impact of childcare and online learning on women in the workforce, and how Michigan’s latest childcare legislation could help working women and their families.
How can Michigan make the profession more prosperous for current and future teachers? Future of Work host Will Glover talks with Ypsilanti Community Schools Superintendent Alena Zachery-Ross, Tracie Mauriello, the state education reporter for Chalkbeat Detroit/Bridge Michigan, and Citizens Research Council of Michigan Research Director Craig Thiel to discuss the future of education in Michigan.
“American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson sits down with The LEE Group President Mark S. Lee and Nikki Pardo, from Global Alliance Solutions, for a candid conversation on the state of DEI efforts in the workplace at corporations across America and the status of new Chief Diversity Officer positions that were created. Plus, Henderson examines the amount of resources that have been allocated to DEI efforts and how they compare to the commitments made two years prior.
One Detroit talks with educators and administrators, Michigan education reporters and policy advocates about whether Michigan faces a teacher shortage, teacher safety and advocacy in the wake of recent mass shootings, what career pipelines are in place for students entering the profession, and whether the structure of Michigan’s education system supports teachers and students.
Future of Work host Will Glover learns about the design jobs currently available in Michigan, the investments Michigan needs to create and build a design network that generates new jobs, and how to attract stakeholders, like garment manufacturers, reputable galleries and media partners, to Michigan to help bolster the state’s budding design industry from a panel of design industry experts.
Future of Work host Will Glover examines whether Southeast Michigan has the infrastructure, amenities and investments to attract and retain the future of workforce talent, the barriers against placemaking efforts, how the future of work intersects with residents’ quality of life, and the need for strategic city planning and public transit in Michigan with a panel if expert guests.
When it comes to fashion, not many people think of Detroit among the cities where the design industry thrives. Detroiters may know it here, but one Detroit-based fashion brand, Deviate Fashion, started with the goal to put Detroit on the map as a fashion city around the world. One Detroit Associate Producer Will Glover talks with the Deviate Fashion co-founders about their mission and message.
American Black Journal producer AJ Walker takes viewers to the ribbon cutting of the new Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters training center to hear from leaders about how the project came to fruition and what skills training the organization will provide at the new center
Does Southeast Michigan have the infrastructure, amenities and investments needed to attract and retain the future of workforce talent? One Detroit’s Future of Work town hall looks at placemaking efforts, residents’ quality of life, strategic city planning, public transit, and whether Michigan’s current investments will be enough to keep young professionals in the state.
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