Women mayors share success stories and advice

Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman, from left, Oak Park Mayor Marian McClellan, and Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence spoke to the Women Officials Network on Friday at the Doyle Center in Bloomfield Township. (For the Daily Tribune/CRYSTAL A. PROXMIRE)  By CRYSTAL A. PROXMIRE, For the Daily Tribune POSTED: 03/03/14, 12:22 PM EST | UPDATED: 4…

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Chronicle: March is Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month 2014: There’s more work to be done Mar 5, 2014 By Brenda Lawrence, Mayor of Southfield As a young girl growing up Lumpkin Street near the historic Conant Gardens community on Detroit’s north east side, I like many learned that African American women, like white women, were active in…

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EMILY’s List Endorses Brenda Lawrence

February 13, 2014 For Immediate Release EMILY’s List Endorses Brenda Lawrence for Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Brenda Lawrence for Michigan’s 14th Congressional District. “For two decades, Brenda Lawrence has served the people of Southfield, MI with commonsense leadership and…

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Southfield police, mayor say Northland Mall death investigation will be handled “without bias,” amidst racial tensions

Southfield Police Chief Eric Hawkins answers questions during a press conference over the Northland Mall incident. Photo by Aftab Borka  By John Turk, The Oakland Press POSTED: 02/10/14, 12:08 PM EST | UPDATED: 3 WEEKS, 2 DAYS AGO Top Southfield officials on Monday said their focus is completing the investigation into a Ferndale man’s…

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I’m Running

January 30, 2014 Friends: Yesterday I announced my candidacy for the 14th Congressional District, which stretches for 75 miles from Pontiac to Southwest Detroit. In Congress, I’ll fight for working families and demand a higher and fairer minimum wage, as well as paycheck equity for women. As a member of…

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Voices for Action will release the findings from the forums held last June during the 50th Anniversary Commemorative Walk celebration.

Special Panel Discussion and Remarks By Mayor Duggan Are A Part of the Voices For Action Forum FEATURED Posted on January 24, 2014 by Detroit Branch NAACP Detroit’s Mayor Michael Duggan will be one of the special guests at the Voices for Action Forum Review on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 9:00 A.M. –…

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Detroit, don’t drop dead

Southfield Mayor: Detroit, don’t drop dead     I’m very saddened by the statements of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson in the New Yorker magazine, in which he runs down Detroit and stokes stereotypes and hatred that we’ve worked for generations to overcome. I know Mr. Patterson and while…

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Mildred Gaddis is discussing a new poll that shows that Mayor Brenda L. Lawrence has a strong lead

BREAKING NEWS: AM 1200 WCHB’s Mildred Gaddis is discussing a new poll that shows that Mayor Brenda L. Lawrence has a strong lead over 14th Congressional District hopefuls. More than 30 points over the closest challenger! Listen now: http://wchbnewsdetroit.com/… See More WCHB-AM: NewsTalk 1200 wchbnewsdetroit.com Detroit, News, Michigan, Talk, Radio

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