Detroit – A speech about why Detroit is a powerful backdrop for a discussion on the future of cities.
Troy Chamber of Commerce
Troy, Mich. – Speech about Kresge's regional impact
Boston Federal Reserve Bank's Working Cities Conference
Boston – Speech about the importance of cross-sector collaboration in strengthening city renewal efforts
The Aspen Institute's Philanthropy Roundtable
Aspen, Colo. – Interview with Roundtable Director Jane Wales about the role of philanthropy in America’s cities
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.