Morning View Gets Personal as Statewide Experts Share Uncensored Views on Hot Button Topics for Michigan, U.S.

This year’s Mackinac Policy Conference closed out with a brand new series of fast-paced, off-the-cuff sessions featuring 21 thought leaders from across the state sharing their unbridled opinions on everything from the Michigan governor’s race to term limits in the state Legislature and President Trump’s progress on moving America forward. Morning View: Mackinac Uncensored was emceed by Dennis Archer Jr., president of Archer Corporate Services and chair of the Detroit Regional Chamber Board of Directors, and Tammy Carnrike, the Chamber’s chief operating officer.

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Darren Walker: Detroit’s Core Narrative is About Opportunity

Detroit has several Foundation’s and leaders that are willing to do what needs to get done. Among these influential people and at the center of community development for more than two decades is Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation. In a moderated discussion with Devin Scillian, anchor for WDIV-TV 4 on NBC, Walker expounded on the Ford Foundation’s commitment to Detroit through housing, community development, restoring funding to civic organizations and the issues of blight removal and putting Detroiters back to work.

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