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Young Leaders in Public Service with Kya Robertson

Mar 24, 2021 0:43:00

Ford School students are invited to join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a discussion with Kya Robertson, Detroit Deputy District 1 Manager for the Department of Neighborhoods.

Cecilia Muñoz: More than Ready

Oct 26, 2020 1:00:00

Join us for a discussion with Cecilia Muñoz about her new book, More than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise, moderated by Ford School professor Celeste Watkins-Hayes.

Eli Gold: Policy Pitch Competition

Oct 1, 2020 0:04:12

Eli Gold (MPP/MS ‘22) made a difference with Detroit-based Soulidarity, to help the people of Highland Park recover their street lights and have safer neighborhoods (and he made a true pitch for funding!)  

Safiya Merchant: Policy Pitch Competition

Oct 1, 2020 0:03:26

Safiya Merchant (MPP ‘21) examined one issue while at the City of Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department: How to design an inclusive community that preserves affordable housing and improves the quality of life for the most vulnerable even i

Metro Detroit COVID-19 Policy and Health Update

May 7, 2020 1:06:19

Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement as we host Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield and Detroit Health Department Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair for a discussion and updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Metro

Detroit survey shows impact of COVID-19

May 1, 2020 0:03:10

University of Michigan’s Detroit Metro Area Communities Study conducted a rapid-response COVID-19 survey of Detroiters to gather feedback on their economic and health concerns from March 31-April 9.

UM-PIT Final Presentations

Apr 23, 2020 1:59:57

Students from Ford School and School of Information present Detroit Public Interest Technology projects - research for social entrepreneurs.

PCLP & Detroit Hives: An Engaged Learning Project in Detroit

Feb 18, 2020 0:02:34

Students conducted relevant policy research, engaged with the community, and provided recommendations to aid with current legislative initiatives for non-profilt Detroit Hives as part of their Practical Community Learning Project (PCLP)..

Jonatan Martinez: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 17, 2019 0:03:11

Jonatan Martinez (MPP '20) describes his internship with the LEAN Team at the Mayor's Office in Detroit, and explains how his own background has sparked his devotion to breaking the cycle of poverty and serving his community.

Avril Prakash: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 17, 2019 0:03:51

Avril Prakash (MPP/MBA '21) discusses her experience working for General Motors in Detroit in their Energy and Environment Team under the Public Policy Center and how her experience has deepened her passion for ensuring equal opportunity in this d

Aloka Narayanan: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 17, 2019 0:03:42

Aloka Narayanan (MPP '20) speaks about her work withBrilliant Detroit to tackle issues regarding early childhood education, food security, and homelessness.  

Gerson Ramirez: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 17, 2019 0:03:42

Gerson Ramirez (MPP '20) speaks about his experience working for Detroit Public Schools Community District and his passion for helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in their education.

Megan Nestor: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 12, 2018 0:03:33

Megan Nestor (MPP '19 Ford Fellow) talks about how her internship at the Detroit Mayor's Office gave her life–changing impact in expanding the city's Pre–K programs.

Anna Zinkel: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 12, 2018 0:03:22

Anna Zinkel (MPP '19 Bohnett Fellow) talks about creating sustainable career pathways for Detroiters in her internship with the Workforce Development Office.

The Detroit Grand Bargain panel

Oct 21, 2015 1:46:22

Ford School faculty member Gretchen Whitmer opens her class to the community & welcomes special guests Judge Steven W. Rhodes, Judge Gerald E. Rosen, Judge Mike Gadola, Sen. Randy Richardville, Chad Livengood, & Rep. Tommy Stallworth.