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Whether you agree with the Supreme Court or not, one thing is clear: families can’t be defined in only one way.
Tonya is a visionary leader who has been a champion for children and families at Skillman and in earlier roles.
The legislature can no longer hide behind the notion that Detroit parents don’t care about their kids. Many took a day off from work and home to make the trip to Lansing.
In Brightmoor, a new Meijer store is a big deal. The store bring close to 300 good jobs to families in Detroit and much more than that.
The Detroit we live in now is on a comeback trajectory but many families here haven’t yet experienced the upside.
“My mother had a test for her children who wanted to stay home from school for being sick . . . go to school or take on her homemade enema. Needless to say, I had perfect attendance.”
We fail to realize that first generation college students – those who rise from poverty – are many times more likely to struggle in college than their middle class peers.
These days we know that keeping students engaged in learning throughout the summer months is incredibly important. Unfortunately, it can be challenging.
Here are four ways anybody can help struggling moms in the Detroit area to be heroes for their kids:
How can your voice be heard, too? Start with something you care the most about. Attend a meeting. Volunteer to be on a committee or a team.