Upjohn Institute participates in 2023 PromiseNet conference in Detroit

Detroit residential street with Renaissance Center in background

The Upjohn Institute is participating in the 11th PromiseNet conference, focused on the tuition-free college Promise movement, Oct. 2-3 in Detroit. The Upjohn Institute and the Kalamazoo Promise convened the first PromiseNet, in 2008, and the institute has been involved in planning and supporting the conference ever since.

The Upjohn Institute’s Brad Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams and Bridget Timmeney are leading sessions and Kyle Huisman and Alfonso Hernandez are also attending.

PromiseNet is a grassroots conference organized by stakeholders in the growing Promise movement. The conference is being held in Detroit to mark the 10th anniversary of the Detroit Promise.

As the leading research organization devoted to understanding the design and effect of place-based scholarship programs, the Upjohn Institute offers numerous resources for those involved in, or considering creating, Promise programs. Resources that will be shared during the conference include:

The Upjohn Institute also maintains a research initiative called Promise: Investing in Community, which brings together institute expertise on place-based scholarships and local labor market issues.

Date: September 29, 2023
Categories: Events