Cooperatives aren’t common, but they are a way to increase business ownership. In southwest Detroit, six of them are growing and advocates hope dozens follow them.
A grassroots effort is underway in Southwest Detroit to reach Latinos still hesitant about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Reséndez, conocido por muchos como El Batman, es el carismático presentador de radio de La Explosiva 1480-AM, una estación de radio mexicana con sede en Ypsilanti que es un salvavidas para los inmigrantes nostálgicos por la música de su país.
La Explosiva, a tiny Mexican radio station on the AM dial, has become a hub of information for Southwest Detroit’s immigrant community on COVID-19 and the vaccine.
A co-working space has arrived in Southwest Detroit targeting the Spanish-speaking and immigrant community.
Word-of-mouth referrals and neighborhood work can keep Spanish-speaking builders busy, but many now aim for bigger jobs. An industry-focused group is helping them make business plans and grow.
How block clubs and community centers in Detroit’s neighborhoods use everything at their disposal to mobilize voters and get them to the polls on Election Day.
How Latinas in Southwest Detroit turned their part-time hustle of delivering groceries in their community into a full-time job.
This fall, reporter Louis Aguilar of The Detroit News plainly laid out how promises of robust development around Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit have largely been broken. He wrote that despite a pact made with the city to revitalize the area, 147 properties around the venue remain idle, in the hands of a single […]