Publications

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN CENTER FOR EQUITABLE FAMILY & COMMUNITY WELL-BEING, DETROIT, MI

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  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN POVERTY SOLUTIONS, DETROIT, MI

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  • WORKFORCE INTELLIGENCE NETWORK, TAYLOR, MI

  • Contributing editor, researcher and author for publications 2014-2019. Highlights include:
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI

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  • 2022 MSU Innovation Fellow

    A 2022 MSU Innovation Fellow I am pleased to announce that I have earned a 2022 Michigan State University Innovation Fellowship. This opportunity will help push forward the solutions proposed by my research partners and me in a recent Detroit Free Press OpEd. My time as a Fellow will focus

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    Detroit Dreams Deferred: Thousands Mortgage Ready but Many Miss Out

    A Detroit Dreams Deferred: Thousands Mortgage Ready but Many Miss Out In the period from 2015-2019, about 1500 Detroiters per year completed homebuyer education courses, but less than 300/year reported purchasing a home. During this same period, most neighborhoods in the City of Detroit had less than 20% of property

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    Amend the State Constitution to Improve Education

    Amend the State Constitution to Improve Education Those who care about children, education, workforce opportunity, high-wage jobs and the future of the State of Michigan must unite to amend the State Constitution, adding a right to a quality education. This quality component added to Article VIII, Section 2, must include

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    Detroit’s digital divide harms students, workforce participation

    Detroit’s digital divide harms students, workforce participation If there is one thing that residents in Detroit know, it is that life is not fair. Despite this fact, Detroiters have worked hard for generations with the hope of getting ahead. To get ahead Detroiters have navigated a confusing network of public

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    Longitudinal Data Systems in Michigan

    Longitudinal Data Systems in Michigan In light of recent events and the changing news from moment to moment, a good number of people are starting to think about systems change. In this spirit, I am happy to share with you a new report that I produced for Talent First (formerly

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