Friday, January 20

Job Openings at Herman Miller

Herman Miller Aeron Chair
Kimberly Coffman, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity, Inclusiveness and Corporate Diversity at Herman Miller, has informed NOMA-Detroit that there are several important positions open at the company, including two design/hospitality-related positions. See the job listings on the Herman Miller job listings page.

Wednesday, January 4

Would You Move to Detroit?

WDET, a public radio station broadcasting from Wayne State University in Detroit, created and fielded a non-scientific survey , "What would it take to get you to move to the city of Detroit?" Expecting about 1,000 people to respond, they got more than they anticipated: 2,200 people completed a portion of the survey; 1,700 completed the entire questionnaire.

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"The majority of respondents said the following factors, if addressed, might influence them in considering a move to Detroit: lowered crime, better city services, better neighborhoods, better schools, less government corruption, better shopping, better public transportation, and increased walkability."

See the survey questions and results on the WDET site.

Tuesday, January 3

Be an Ambassador for the Detroit Works Project

Detroit Works Project

NOMA Detroit members, affiliates and friends are welcome to volunteer with the "rebooted" Detroit Works Project. As an Ambassador, you will be a champion of Detroit Works Project Long Term Planning, and will be on the front line engaging community members through one-on-one conversations, neighborhood meetings and events. 

Get more information, and sign up to be an Ambassador here:

Also, the Detroit Works Project to have a physical home - office space across from the Eastern Market. The new space is part of the overall strategy to reach out to the community and answer residents' questions. Read more here.