Detroiter Magazine

The March 2016 edition of the Detroiter will be available March 30, 2016. Order your copy today.The Detroiter is a quarterly magazine published by the Detroit Regional Chamber. To subscribe or to order a physical copy of the magazine, please call 313.964.4000.

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On the Cover

Neighborhoods held back as low credit scores and predatory lending thwart growth and opportunity

Too many neighborhoods are void of opportunity with residents facing barriers, such as predatory lending and financial illiteracy, which prevent them from earning a living as an active member of the economy. Many neighborhoods are riddled with liquor stores and payday lenders rather than grocery stores and banks. Improving credit scores through financial literacy is a powerful toward infusing Detroit’s proud and history neighborhoods with opportunity.,

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  • Person to Person

    Operation HOPE’s No. 1 counselor offers guidance as someone who understands By James Mitchell Page 12 Crystal Nickson didn’t become a nonprofit agency’s top financial counselor just because she knows about accounting or tax law. Education only goes so far without the practical knowledge Continue Reading

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  • Once in a Great City

    Page 16

    Prior to his keynote address at the 2016 Detroit Policy Conference, the Detroiter caught up with David Maraniss of the Washington Post to discuss his book “Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story.”

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  • Inclusive Recovery

    Page 18

    Lauren Hood has experienced firsthand the success of Midtown Detroit’s revitalization as a resident of the hip, cultural neighborhood.

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  • The Power of Conversation

    Page 4

    Gentrification. Inclusion. The UAW. These are not topics typically embraced by a business organization, paid for by business to address business issues.

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  • An Economy for All

    Page 9

    John Hope Bryant refuses to believe that poverty and desperation are immutable conditions.

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  • Champions of the Neighborhood

    Page 20

    With a penchant for being the underdog, many Detroit residents have responded to challenges facing their communities and driving the change they want to see, piece by piece.

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  • Level One Bank Arrives in Detroit

    Page 36

    When you look at what is happening in the City of Detroit one cannot help but feel invigorated.

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  • Attracting Value

    Page 30

    Capri Investment Group Chairman Quintin Primo III is asked whether major investment in urban real estate – like the one his company is putting together in Detroit – is caused by renewed economic vitality making investment more attractive or if that kind of investment is spurring renewed economic activity.

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  • Detroit Rising Together

    Page 24

    Talent is equally distributed among all, but opportunity is not.

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  • The District Detroit

    Page 14

    Detroiter Magazine Q&A with Steve Marquardt, Vice President of Olympia Development of Michigan
    (Editor’s note: A truncated version of this Q & A appeared in the print edition)

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  • Get smart, get healthy

    Page 40

    Before people fully understand insurance costs and deductibles in a post-Affordable Care Act (ACA) world, providers and employers say that some basic education must come first.

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  • Micro-lending and the Entrepreneur

    Page 26

    Every little bit adds up, and more than $5 million in small business lending has added up in Detroit.

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  • A Neighborhood Voice

    Page 23

    TheHUB address the issues facing Detroit communities.

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  • Connectivity and Health Care

    Page 42

    Massive, disruptive forces – from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to sweeping technological change – are roiling the American health care economy.

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