Karen Dumas

Articles

Opinion | Don’t believe the hype. Mike Duggan didn’t save Detroit.

January 30, 2018 | Karen Dumas

Detroit was never as bad as the media once portrayed. And the city isn’t as good as they say it is now.

Foundations open wallets to improve Detroit’s fortunes

April 4, 2014 | Karen Dumas

The Kresge and Stillman foundations are investing in neighborhoods and education, in a city that badly needs help with both.

Detroit's comeback can't work if most are left behind

February 28, 2014 | Karen Dumas

Detroit can't prosper if the jobs coming with its current recovery are only for the well-educated few. Excellent public schools must be part of the solution.