As Detroit’s resurgence and economic development continues to garner national attention, a new report by the Black Worker Initiative at the Institute for Policy Studies seeks to amplify the voices of those most absent from the public discourse on the city’s future — women of color. IPS’ Black Worker Initiative will release this new report, I Dream Detroit: The Voice and Vision of Women of Color on Detroit’s Future to the public at the Julian C. Madison Building in Detroit on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

“I Dream Detroit” profiles 20 women of color in Detroit from all walks of life who the city’s economic development planners should be working with more closely. These “solutionaries,” as the report calls them…

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