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Opinion: Mackinac Policy Conference Panel was Fascinating Insight Into Changes in Michigan

May 31, 2023

In this article, Nancy Kaffer from the Detroit Free Press shares the first panel at the 2023 Mackinac Policy Conference aimed to discuss “How Employers Can Help Solve Michigan’s Housing Affordability Crisis.” The rest of the conference agenda was dotted with other such subjects: panels on economic equity, affordable childcare, criminal justice reform, equity and childcare — nine, all told.

A set of recent reports have pointed to two demographic trends, said Anika Goss, CEO of DFC, Michigan’s population loss and knowledge drain continue. At the same time, the state’s minority population is growing, Goss said, and is expected to increase significantly by 2050.

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