This year’s Detroit Policy Conference takes place March 1 at MotorCity Casino Hotel, and the agenda is all about civility and putting aside our differences to help move Detroit forward.
On this episode of the Daily Detroit Happy Hour podcast, we talk with two people closely involved in putting the conference together.
The one-day conference will feature more than 60 speakers, including keynote addresses from Mark Wallace, president and CEO of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, and Wes Moore, CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, a New York nonprofit tackling poverty.
On the show, we discuss why the conference’s theme is so important to Detroit in 2018, what we learned from the Detroit 67 project and how MASH Detroit has handed off the baton on its eastside location and is currently scouting for its next neighborhood location. Plus, Stoudamire tells us what “social capital” means and why it’s so important.
Registration for the conference is still open. Daily Detroit and the Happy Hour team will be there providing coverage. Stop by and say hello at our podcast table!
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