Think Tank


TechTown’s Randal Charlton Wins $100,000 ‘Purpose Prize’

Civic Ventures, a San Francisco think tank on boomers, work and social purpose, Thursday announced that Detroit’s Randal Charlton is one of five winners of its 2011 Purpose Prize.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2011

Detroit downtown

Think Tank Event Looks To Improve Detroit

They’ll be putting on their thinking caps in Detroit Thursday night – looking for ways to improve the city.



Report Backs EPA Pollution Rules As Job Creator

Air pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States — including 60,000 jobs in Michigan — concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference