91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit 104.1 Grand Rapids 91.3 Port Huron 89.7 Lansing 91.1 Flint
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Kresge Foundation plans investments in Detroit's future

Mackinac Bridge
Julie Falk
Michigan's Mackinac Bridge

Kresge Foundation President, Rip Rapson, spoke at the Mackinac Policy Conference this year. He laid out the foundation's plans to invest in Detroit's post-bankruptcy development. Rapson says investments in early education, transportation, and Detroit's small business and entrepreneurial sector are all necessary to create a stable future for the city. He also says the vision for Detroit's future must be an inclusive one.

Jenn White spoke with him about the opportunities and challenges still facing  Detroit and its residents.

Here's their conversation:

Related Content