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Kresge Foundation plans investments in Detroit's future

May 29, 2015

Mackinac Bridge
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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: