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Future of Work

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.

Future of Work | Have Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Progressed in the Workplace?

Future of Work | Have Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Progressed in the Workplace?

One Detroit contributor and American Black Journal host Stephen Henderson checks in with marketing consultant Mark S. Lee, president of The Lee Group, MI LLC, on where diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are in the workplace. They explore the progress that’s been made in regards to DEI efforts and what’s still lacking nearly two years after the topic re-emerged into the mainstream, after George Floyd’s death.

2/10/22: One Detroit – Critical Race Theory, Michigan Childcare, Workplace DEI, Bill Bonds

2/10/22: One Detroit – Critical Race Theory, Michigan Childcare, Workplace DEI, Bill Bonds

One Detroit’s Bill Kubota meets with Detroit artist Jonathan Harris to talk about his viral painting ‘Critical Race Theory’ and the conversations its sparking across the globe. Then, One Detroit’s Will Glover connects with BridgeDetroit reporter Nushrat Rahman to discuss the high childcare costs in Michigan and the financial assistance available to families. Plus, learn how diversity, equity and inclusion have progressed in the workplace since the death of George Floyd and remember the late newsman Bill Bonds, who would have turned 90 years old this month.

BridgeDetroit | Detroit Church Hopes to Boost Worker-Owned Businesses in Latino Community

BridgeDetroit | Detroit Church Hopes to Boost Worker-Owned Businesses in Latino Community

At Grace in Action, the co-op movement started roughly 20 years ago when Mexican Industries, a Southwest Detroit-based auto parts maker, abruptly closed after workers voted to form a union. Nine hundred mostly Latino workers were laid off, and the economic impact on the community was immediate. That led Meghan Sobocienski, executive director of Grace in Action, to actively create new business models for immigrant workers in the community. She’s been thinking about employment and the future of work since then, and to her, it comes down to one simple idea: create worker-led, locally owned businesses.

Detroit Economic Club Hosts 2022 Economic Outlook Discussion for Michigan

Detroit Economic Club Hosts 2022 Economic Outlook Discussion for Michigan

The Detroit Economic Club hosts a conversation, moderated by Detroit News’ Senior Editor and columnist Daniel Howes, on the 2022 Michigan Economic Outlook report. Howes is joined by special guests Elaine Buckberg, Cheif Economist of General Motors, and Quentin L. Messer, Jr., CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, who share their insights on the strength and trajectory of our state’s economy.

Delta CEO Discusses the Future of Travel

Delta CEO Discusses the Future of Travel

The Detroit Economic Club hosted Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines, on Friday, October 29, at the Westin Book Cadillac. In a fireside chat with DEC President and CEO Steve Grigorian, Ed discussed “The Future of Travel” and answered questions from the audience.

Future of Work Town Hall

Join One Detroit for our virtual town hall, “The Future of Work: Creating Quality Jobs to Rebuild the Middle Class” on Wednesday, October 27th. Our panelists will take a look at the state of the middle class in Detroit and examine the question: Where do we go from...

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