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Detroit task force calls for tutoring, other policies to boost Black wealth

June 7, 2023

In this article, Malachi Barret from Bridge Detroit shares Council Member Scott Benson is pushing for a $3.75 million after-school tutoring program and other policy recommendations created by a task force convened to increase the wealth of Black families in Detroit.

Task force member Nicole Brown, director of strategic partnerships at Detroit Future City, was quoted in the article.

“We know that we’re facing climate change challenges; we know that we have a city that has some of the highest asthma rates in the country,” Brown said. “When you are able to use land based solutions … you start to be able to create the neighborhoods that people want to live in.

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