cs131009 http://wkar.org en Current State #175 | October 9, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-175-october-9-2013 <p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> public-private partnerships in Michigan; the Kettering University-Flint partnership; and Volunteers of America.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:09:29 +0000 Current State 43524 at http://wkar.org Public-private partnerships in Michigan pose opportunities, challenges http://wkar.org/post/public-private-partnerships-michigan-pose-opportunities-challenges <p>A few weeks ago on <em>Current State</em>, we told you about something brand new in Michigan: social impact bonds.&nbsp; They&rsquo;re part of a budding effort to solve public problems using private investor capital. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:06:31 +0000 Current State 43526 at http://wkar.org Public-private partnerships in Michigan pose opportunities, challenges Kettering University takes active role in Flint's rebirth http://wkar.org/post/kettering-university-takes-active-role-flints-rebirth <p>There&#39;s an interesting public-private partnership happening in Flint. <a href="http://www.kettering.edu/">Kettering University</a>, the private science and engineering school, has been taking a more active role in the community. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:04:26 +0000 Current State 43527 at http://wkar.org Kettering University takes active role in Flint's rebirth Neighbors in Action: Volunteers of America Lansing http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-volunteers-america-lansing <p>On this week&#39;s <em>Neighbors in Action </em>segment we feature the <a href="http://www.voami.org/">Volunteers of America</a> in Lansing, which offers a wide array of programs and serves more than 4,000 people each year. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:58:15 +0000 Current State 43528 at http://wkar.org Neighbors in Action: Volunteers of America Lansing