Today’s show features a conversation with Bob Schwartz of the Here to Help Foundation. They’ve provided or helped with 1,100 cars for working people in Wayne and Oakland counties.
Plus, stories around town (with timestamps):
00:32 – Ford announced a new battery research and development facility called Ford Ion Park. It’ll be in Allen Park.
01:41 – If a lawsuit is successful in getting an injunction, Detroit’s new medical marijuana licenses may be put on pause.
03:15 – COVID-19 updates including falling cases, vaccination rates, a new way the city of Detroit is teaming up with Pistons for a family vaccine day. Plus, our decision to switch from talking about a percentage for “herd immunity” to “community protection” going forward.
05:30 – Flower Day has some changes this year. There will not be one day, but a “Flower Season.” More at https://easternmarket.org/public/
And the artist KayCeyKal, who did the poster and a section of it is our cover art today: https://www.instagram.com/kaceykal/
06:19 – Conversation with Bob Schwartz of the Here to Help Foundation. They’ve provided 1100 cars to people who have jobs but need better transportation.
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