Commentary: United we stand for talent, for equity, for Detroit

Dec. 13, 2020 – Crain’s Detroit Business

Now, perhaps more than ever, is the time to remember that there is a lot more that unites us than divides us. Thriving households, strong businesses, and safe neighborhoods are things we all aspire for. We share a common vision and a common fate. And even though today’s political climate may suggest otherwise, we even share common agendas.

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Howes: COVID, conflict define ‘crazy’ year, drive extraordinary turnout

November 4 – The Detroit News

“We’ve become numb to outrageous behavior, outrageous events, outrageous things,” says Sandy Baruah, CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber and head of the Small Business Administration under President George W. Bush. “We’re all on edge. And we’re less interested in a calm and thoughtful conversation. No one is rewarding that.”

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