Detroit Today

Community Benefits Ordinance: Necessary Or Not?

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A panel discussion on the Community Benefits Ordinance, which emphasizes that major developments in the city take into account the impact and potential benefits that exist for nearby communities and existing businesses. Host Bankole Thompson leads the discussion and is joined by Professor of Law & Director Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights with Wayne State University Law School, Peter Hammer, Developer for Gateway and Magic Plus, Marvin Beatty, and Former CEO of Detroit Economic Growth Corporation George Jackson. Plus, callers join in the conversation with their opinions and experiences as residents and business owners in the city.