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President’s Corner

Recent Events

October 1, 2014

Detroit – A speech about why Detroit is a powerful backdrop for a discussion on the future of cities.

September 23, 2014

Minneapolis – Speech about approaches to using transit for urban revitalization. Read speech.

June 27, 2014

Aspen, Colo. – Panel discussions on community revitalization.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events are posted as they are scheduled.

President’s Corner serves as an archive of speeches delivered by Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson at events around the country. We add complete versions of speeches after each is delivered.

We hope you will share speeches you find valuable with others interested in the foundation, its work to expand opportunity in America’s cities, or philanthropy in general.