Highlights From Pancakes & Politics: ‘The Future Of Detroit’

Carol Cain hosts the second installment of the Michigan Chronicle’s 2011 Pancakes & Politics series featuring Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation; Daniel Gilbert, chairman & founder of Quicken Loans, Inc.; George Jackson, president & CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation; David Egner, president & CEO, Hudson-Webber Foundation; and Sandy Barauh president & CEO, Detroit Regional Chamber. The panel discussed the latest efforts to revitalize and repopulate the city of Detroit during the event that took place on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at the Detroit Athletic Club.

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