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Dana Roach Selected to Participate in Leadership Detroit Class XXIX

September 04, 2007

Dana RoachDETROIT (Sept. 4, 2007) –  Dana Roach, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Damon J. Keith Law Collection of African-American Legal History at Wayne State University Law School, was among the 65 professionals selected to participate in Leadership Detroit's Class XXIX.

Leadership Detroit is the Detroit Regional Chamber's premier leadership development and training program.  "On behalf of Wayne State University Law School, I would like to congratulate Ms. Roach," said Wayne State University Law School Dean Frank H. Wu. “Her involvement with Leadership Detroit will enhance her already impressive leadership skills and greatly benefit the Detroit region.”

Over 1,600 regional leaders have completed the program including such notables as Governor Jennifer Granholm, White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, Detroit Police Chief Ella Bully-Cummings and DTE Energy Vice Chairman Stephen Ewing.

"Leadership Detroit regularly attracts the finest leaders from around the Detroit Region," said Dick Blouse Jr., President and CEO, Detroit Regional Chamber. "This year was no exception."

Founded in 1979, Leadership Detroit provides the foundation for a lifelong commitment to leadership by creating awareness of key issues that affect the Detroit Region and challenges emerging and existing community leaders to bring about positive change in the community through informed leadership. Leadership Detroit is a program of the Detroit Regional Chamber.

About the Detroit Regional Chamber
With over 23,000 members, the Detroit Regional Chamber is the largest chamber of commerce in the country. The Chamber's mission is carried out through business attraction efforts, public policy advocacy, strategic partnerships and quality products and services for members.  For more information, visit www.detroitchamber.com.

Wayne State University Law School has served the Detroit metropolitan area since its inception as Detroit City Law School in 1927. Located at 471 W. Palmer St. in Detroit’s re-energized historic cultural center, the Law School remains committed to student success and features modern lecture and court facilities, multi-media and distance learning classrooms, a 250-seat auditorium, and the Arthur Neef Law Library, which houses one of the nation's 30 largest legal collections. Taught by an internationally recognized and expert faculty, Wayne State Law School students experience a high-quality legal education via a growing array of hands-on curricular offerings, five live-client clinics, and access to well over 100 internships with local and non-profit entities each year. Its 11,000 living alumni, who work in every state of the nation and more than a dozen foreign countries, are experts in their disciplines and include leading members of the local, national and international legal communities. For more information, visit www.law.wayne.edu.

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