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Neighborhood Clean up at The Top of Mayor Duggan’s “Fix It” List For The City of Detroit
Mar01

Neighborhood Clean up at The Top of Mayor Duggan’s “Fix It” List For The City of Detroit

I first met Rico Razo, Mayor Duggan’s Neighborhood 6 District Manager, last year at an Ask Dr. Nandi Charity fundraiser. The fundraiser was benefitting three local Detroit homeless shelters and Rico was excited to provide his support to the event. His kind demeanor coupled with his sincere passion for the city of Detroit truly resonated with me. Mayor Duggan didn’t mince words during his State of the City address when he said Detroit...

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Rebel Nell
Dec01

Rebel Nell

Amy Peterson and Diana Russell are not only business partners, they happen to be amazing individuals.   They are co-owners of Rebel Nell, a jewelry store located in the heart of Detroit. However, Rebel Nell is not just any jewelry store and their employees aren’t your average workers.   This is an inspirational tale of the women of Detroit and their triumph and victory over tremendous adversity. This story begins a couple...

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Let’s All Build A “Healthy Detroit”!
Sep01

Let’s All Build A “Healthy Detroit”!

I truly believe I am the luckiest girl in the world. Besides having a healthy family, I get to wake up everyday and work for an organization I am extremely passionate about. My job also involves me being able to connect with people who are passionate about the city of Detroit! Nicholas Mukhtar is the Founder and CEO of Healthy Detroit, a non-profit corporation working in partnership with the Surgeon General’s Office to bring...

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Detroit SOUP
Jul01

Detroit SOUP

A few months ago I had the privilege of meeting the amazing Amy Kaherl. Amy is the Director of Detroit Soup, a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects in Detroit. Amy explains that it’s a chance to draw people together, share ideas over a simple meal like soup, salad and bread and hear how people really want to continue to revitalize the city. This microlending organization has raised over 55,00 dollars for...

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COTS:  Hope-Help-Housing
Jun01

COTS: Hope-Help-Housing

A few weeks ago, I met my friend and colleague Trish Dewald for coffee in Eastern Market at Germack Coffee Roasting Co. Trish is an amazing individual and Chief Development Officer for COTS, the Coalition on Temporary Shelter located in Detroit that offers an array of services that enable people to achieve and obtain quality affordable housing. COTS also exists to advocate for long-term solutions to the problems of homelessness. On...

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Project: Forgive The Story of How One Metro Detroit Man’s Unthikable Loss Turns Into Strength and Courage and Inspires a Nation to Forgive
May01

Project: Forgive The Story of How One Metro Detroit Man’s Unthikable Loss Turns Into Strength and Courage and Inspires a Nation to Forgive

I recently had the pleasure of personally meeting a fabulous woman by the name of Shawne Duperon. You may recognize her name as she is from metro Detroit and is a national speaker sought by top corporations, entrepreneurs, medical and media professionals all of whom want to better understand how communication shapes our world. With 6 Emmys and over 20 years of television under her belt, Shawne has taught thousands how to communicate...

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