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The State Of Detroit Families: Dispatch from Mackinac, Part II

The Detroit we live in now is on a comeback trajectory but many families here haven’t yet experienced the upside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2015

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The State Of Detroit Families: Dispatch From Mackinac

“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.”

CBS Detroit–05/28/2015

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Rising Alone: How Detroit Students Can Overcome

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.

CBS Detroit–05/21/2015

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Detroit Parents: Start Planning Today For Learning This Summer

These days we know that keeping students engaged in learning throughout the summer months is incredibly important. Unfortunately, it can be challenging.

05/14/2015

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Be a Hero on Mother’s Day… and Every Day

Here are four ways anybody can help struggling moms in the Detroit area to be heroes for their kids:

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

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Detroit Families: Parent Voices Are Powerful Voices!

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.

CBS Detroit–04/30/2015

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Detroit Families: Make The Choice To Be Engaged In Solutions

Transportation is just one of many things Detroit families face as barriers to getting to school.

04/24/2015

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Detroit Families: Helping Parents Help Themselves

As parents, we can make our greatest contributions through conversations that shape the adults our children will become.

04/17/2015

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Detroit Families, Faye Nelson Of DTE Energy Speaks With Detroit Parent Network

On what she believes is the most pressing issue facing families today, Faye shared “I am very concerned about the lack of family structure.”

CBS Detroit–04/10/2015

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Education Today: Are You Invested In Your Child’s Learning?

We can no longer depend on educators alone to advocate on our student’s behalf; parents must step into the classroom and build a bridge between home life and school life.

CBS Detroit–04/03/2015

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