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Manufacturing Renaissance Selected to Join New Project to Advance Racial Equity in Manufacturing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2020 Manufacturing Renaissance Media Contact: David Robinson-773-524-7609 or drobinson@mfgren.org Manufacturing Renaissance Selected to Join New Project to Advance Racial Equity in Manufacturing Chicago-based Manufacturing Renaissance will join a cohort of 8 leading workforce organizations to advance a racially inclusive future for manufacturing as the economy recovers Chicago, IL--Manufacturing Renaissance announced today that it will join a new national project led by The Century Foundation (TCF), the Urban Manufacturing Alliance (UMA), and seven other urban workforce development organizations concentrated in the Midwest. The groups, selected through a compet

Perspectives From the Front Lines: Flashpoint Floyd Weekend

Monday, June 1 - The Day After the Weekend of Madness I can't properly express the confusion, anger, frustration and anguish I'm experiencing. I'm grateful that I'm not yet afraid, but I don't think that's far off. After a night of non-stop explosions, shooting, and looting all around me, I toured my community early this morning to find rubble everywhere and smoke streaming from fires that still burn in places. Sirens wail. All but one of the grocery stores are shattered with debris from a night of looting strewn about. The one remaining store--a store that took six years to lure to the community--has decided to close indefinitely. I had to comfort a young mother who was at the store despera

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