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    Prima Civitas News

    David Hollister Named as Prima Civitas Fellow

    The first president and CEO of economic development catalyst Prima Civitas is returning to the organization as...

    Students' Flotation Device Tops Young Innovators Competition

        A potentially lifesaving use of PVC pipe was the winning entry in the 5th Annual Young I...

    Lessons Learned-How Internships Can Work for Business

    A Crain's Detroit Business article by Gary Anglebrandt features Prima Civitas' free employer toolkit a...


    Prima Civitas Reports on Achievements & Accomplishments

    Prima Civitas is focused on returning Michigan to economic prosperity through talent, innovation, region building and international connectivity.  In 2013, the organization’s programs linked Michigan employers with job-seekers and developed entrepreneurs; built problem-solving capacity within communities; and connected Michigan’s industries with international opportunities. Here are highlights:

    Regional Development

    • Digital Trails
      Working with partners from Northern Michigan, including our lead partner NEMCOG (Northeast Michigan Council of Governments), and across the state, we are leveraging technology, including mobile applications and broadband connectivity, to digitize and market Northeast Michigan’s trail assets. This “digital trails” pilot will increase tourism, spur economic development, provide experiential education opportunities and increase economic activity in trail towns throughout the state...

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