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The Skillman Foundation today made clear its commitment to impactful work that drives innovation and gets results with the appointment of two Detroit business sector leaders to its Board of Trustees: Mark Reuss, executive vice president, global product development, purchasing and supply chain at General Motors; and Bill Emerson, CEO of Quicken Loans.
T he Coleman A. Young Foundation has announced 10 Detroit high school students who have won the 2013 Skillman Promising Youth Legacy Awards. The program, which began in 2011 to celebrate The Skillman Foundation’s 50 th anniversary, pays promising students up to $10,000 in college scholarships.
The Skillman Foundation has adopted a new strategic framework and is announcing several staff changes that reflect that renewed vision for its work for Detroit children. Those new appointments include 11 internal promotions, including three new vice presidents.
Jan 27, 2015
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan summed up what it was all about this way: “The reality is this: People talk about ladders of opportunity all the time. The ladder doesn’t mean very much if it doesn’t reach the ground. And for too many people in the city of Detroit, well, the ladder doesn’t reach the ground.” ... Read More