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Wednesday, April 13
 

9:30am

Detroit Bikes
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Detroit Bikes - A Return to American Manufacturing

Learn why Detroit Bikes began its large-scale bike manufacturing operation in Detroit. Learn how the unique factors of this region - its industries, its people, and its businesses, have enabled Detroit Bikes to become the fastest growing bike manufacturer in the United States.

Special Instructions for Attendees: Our driveway is the second on your left once you turn onto Elmira street, and takes you alongside the factory. 

Presenters
avatar for Zak Pashak

Zak Pashak

Detroit Bikes President and Founder, Detroit Bikes

Host Companies
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Detroit Bikes

Founded in 2011, Detroit Bikes manufactures accessible, quality bicycles in Detroit. Leveraging a rich tradition of skilled manufacturing and innovative design, the company operates a 50,000 square-foot factory on Detroit?s west side with a capacity to produce 100 bicycles a day... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Detroit Bikes 13639 Elmira Street, Detroit MI 48067

11:00am

Rebel Nell
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: The Way We Work: How Graffiti and Social Enterprise Connect

Join CEO and Co-Founder Amy Peterson as she shares her thoughts on the inner workings of the Rebel Nell social enterprise. She'll discuss the importance of providing additional tools and support beyond employment to educate and empower the Rebel Nell team to lead successful and fulfilling lives. Following the discussion with Amy, a studio tour will include meeting some of the Rebel Nell creative designers, and seeing how we transform fallen graffiti to jewelry.


Presenters
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Amy Peterson

Co-founder and CEO, Rebel Nell

Host Companies
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Rebel Nell

Rebel Nell serves to employ, educate, and empower disadvantaged women in the Detroit community. Starting with fallen layers of graffiti paint, the company creates beautiful works of jewelry to help women transitioning from homelessness.


Wednesday April 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rebel Nell 4731 Grand River Ave, Detroit MI 48208

3:00pm

Downtown Boxing Gym
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title - The Streets Have No Waiting List

​Come hear about how we use boxing as our hook to inspire Detroit children to succeed academically. Khali will share his inspiring story which led to the organic development of this organization as it operates today. We'll share how the tenets of boxing, homework assistance, intensive interventions, career and college exposure help our students to succeed and raise their expectations for their own futures. Guided tours will explore our multi-function activity spaces in our new facility. We may even set you up to try your coordination on the speed bag!​

Presenters
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Jessica Hauser

Executive Director, Downtown Boxing Gym
avatar for Khali Sweeney

Khali Sweeney

Downtown Boxing Gym

Host Companies
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Downtown Boxing Gym

Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program (DBG) develops good citizenship in urban youth through strong academic support, a demanding boxing program, and a connection to the community through voluntary service.


Wednesday April 13, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Boxing Gym 6445 East Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48207