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CFLP convening: Fair Chance Lending Project

Sep 19, 2022
Pictured from left to right: Professor JJ Prescott (Law), Professor Emmanuel Yimfor (Ross), and Toni Meyers-Douglas (CCRC)  Over the summer, the Center on Finance, Law & Policy partnered with the U-M Center of Racial Justice and Michigan Law to...
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Community Tech Workers seeking small business clients

Sep 19, 2022
Above: Detroit Center's Leeah Allen (center) participates in a role playing practice session with Danielle Basemore-Taylor (LSA) (left) and Casey Stoneback (Information) (right). With assistance from Detroit Center staff members Feodies Shipp III...
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28 business owners begin marketing projects with U-M students

Sep 19, 2022
A new cohort of businesses, mostly from Detroit’s east side, began work with U-M Ross students in Prof. Amy Angell’s marketing class, Consumer Behavior, this month. Businesses include restaurants, a mobile grocery store, retailers, a local...
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CFLP welcomes Kathryn Dominguez as new co-faculty director

Aug 29, 2022
The Center on Finance, Law & Policy (CFLP) welcomes international economist Kathryn Dominguez as its new co-faculty director. Professor Dominguez joins Ross School of Business assistant professor Jeremy Kress as co-director. She replaces CFLP...
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Stamps students join Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project

Jul 12, 2022
Students from the University of Michigan's Penny Stamps School of Art and Design spent a part of their summer in the city of Detroit, gaining valuable experience as interns in the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project (DNEP) + Impact Studio for...
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DNEP +ISLB intern, Samantha Lang, shares experience

Jun 1, 2022
Throughout my life, I never thought of myself as a numbers person. Yet, with my goal being to pursue consulting after I receive my Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from the Ford School, I knew I wanted (and needed) to improve that “not a numbers...
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DNEP +ISLB internship begins May 4

May 4, 2022
A natural extension of the interdisciplinary Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project, the DNEP +ISLB offers students an intensive hands-on experience working collaboratively with fellow students to run a multidisciplinary student staffing agency...
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DNEP Detroit tour 2022

Mar 21, 2022
During February, several students enrolled in classes at the Ross School of Business and Stamps School of Art & Design braved the cold weather. They attended a bus tour of the city of Detroit that included meeting with DNEP clients and our Detroit...
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Harris confirmed as NY Superintendent of Financial Services

Jan 25, 2022
The New York State Senate recently approved Adrienne Harris, professor of practice at the Ford School, as Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS). “I thank Governor Hochul for my nomination. I thank the New York...
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Small Business of the Week: Farmacy Food

Dec 3, 2021
Farmacy Food strives to empower and support people by making health and wellness accessible and affordable. They take into account your personal dietary needs and create great tasting meals for you with high quality, locally-sourced...
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Small Business of the Week: Ivy Kitchen & Cocktails

Nov 12, 2021
Ivy Kitchen + Cocktails is a Detroit restaurant with delicious food and drinks. They offer exquisite dinner and brunch menus and a selection of signature cocktails and mocktails. Ivy Kitchen + Cocktails also hosts special occasions and corporate...