Current State #175 | October 9, 2013

Oct 9, 2013

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


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.


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.

Neighbors in Action: Volunteers of America Lansing

Oct 9, 2013

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.