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Radio Made in Michigan
12:09 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Current State #175 | October 9, 2013

Today on Current State: public-private partnerships in Michigan; the Kettering University-Flint partnership; and Volunteers of America.

Radio Made in Michigan
12:06 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Public-private partnerships in Michigan pose opportunities, challenges

The MSU Center for Community and Economic Development is on East Michigan Avenue in Lansing.
Credit ced.msu.edu

A few weeks ago on Current State, we told you about something brand new in Michigan: social impact bonds.  They’re part of a budding effort to solve public problems using private investor capital.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:04 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Kettering University takes active role in Flint's rebirth

Kettering University in Flint
Credit www.kettering.edu

There's an interesting public-private partnership happening in Flint. Kettering University, the private science and engineering school, has been taking a more active role in the community.

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Radio Made in Michigan
11:58 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Neighbors in Action: Volunteers of America Lansing

Folk singer Arlo Guthrie (right) recently joined VOA VP Patrick Patterson, committee chairman Kevin McGraw and honoree Fr. Jake Foglio at an event honoring veterans.
Credit www.voami.org

On this week's Neighbors in Action segment we feature the Volunteers of America in Lansing, which offers a wide array of programs and serves more than 4,000 people each year.

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