The Center is coming to a town near you!


Where in the world is the Center for Michigan?

Beginning in December, the Center for Michigan’s public engagement team has been traveling the state to facilitate Community Conversations about jobs and workforce development. These discussions, titled “Getting to work: Opportunity and hurdles to success in Michigan,” have gathered more than 400 people in more than 35 cities across our state to date.

Where we’re going

In the next two weeks, we have Conversations scheduled on the following dates and times:

Career Navigation/Challenges to Upward Mobility discussion in Pickford, April 2nd, 6:30-8 pm

Challenges to Upward Mobility discussion in Detroit, April 6th, 7-8 pm

College Value and Affordability discussion in Dearborn, April 7th, 12-2 pm

Challenges to Upward Mobility discussion in Benton Harbor, April 8th, 5:30-7 pm

College Value and Affordability discussion in Kalamazoo, April 9th, 6:30-8 pm

College Value and Affordability discussion in Jackson, April 14th, 6-7:30 pm

Career Navigation discussion in Lapeer, April 14th, 6-8 pm

Career Navigation discussion in Detroit, April 16th, 9-10:30 am

College Value and Affordability/Challenges to Upward Mobility discussion in Warren, April 16th, 6-8 pm

To find a Conversation to attend near your home, visit the Center for Michigan’s Community Conversation calendar. Keep checking back! We’re adding new Conversations weekly.

How to host

Don’t see your city on this list? We want to come to you! If you are interested in learning more about how to bring a Community Conversation to your town, contact Outreach Director Amber DeLind at 734-926-4285<734-926-4285>

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Thu, 04/02/2015 - 2:41pm
Once again the UP is left out of the conversation as Pickford can't be considered to represent the remainder of our most vibrate peninsula. Just is in the LP the UP is widely diverse, in economy, environment and if the Center is serious about conversations as they claim, then "come on UP" to the rest of the state....
AJ Jones
Fri, 04/03/2015 - 9:58am
Hi Fred - The Center is in the UP right now. We go to the UP in every campaign we've ever done. We love the UP. I wish I was there right now. The purpose of these weekly posts is tell folks where we will be going in the coming week, and invite them to join. The post LAST week ( invited folks to the UP. Rest assured, we will never leave the UP out of our Community Conversations. Thanks for reading. AJ Jones Operations Director The Center for Michigan