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READ: Gov. Whitmer’s Tips for Keeping Michiganders Safe This Holiday Season

From shopping small to limiting large gatherings, these tips can help slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep local businesses going this season.

Detroit library students
Detroit Public Library Saves the Day With Laptop Distribution Program

The Detroit Public Library has partnered with a local university to deliver laptop rentals in the city. Here’s the skinny on how to get one.

Michigan's 2021 budget offers more consideration for healthier moms and babies.
How Moms and Babies Are Front and Center in Michigan’s 2021 Budget

Maternal and infant mortality rates are high in the state. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is allocating millions to understand the causes—and address them.

Food stamps could become more widely available to those formerly incarcerated with drug-related felonies.
Michigan Looks to Overturn Ban on Food Assistance for Returning Citizens

A statewide bill passed recently and could help allow residents with drug-related felonies to receive food stamps.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping a Friend Deal With Domestic Violence

Michigan Therapist Erica Carulli gives us the advice we need this October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Michigan mom and licensed therapist Erica Carulli give advice for homeschooling children during the pandemic.
Kitchen Table Tutors: A Mom’s Advice on Coaching Your Kids in School

Whether your kids are "littles" or in high school, Michigan mom and therapist Erica Carulli has tips to help coach them at home this school year.

Making a Difference: This Detroiter Raised More Than $20,000 to Help Teen Moms

Rodnesha Ross started her nonprofit to bring art to Detroit students. She found her passion helping those who felt forgotten. DETROIT, MI — Harriett Holmes, 35, heard of Rodnesha Ross and her Youth Community Agency nonprofit through her sister last year. At the time, the mother of four did not consider herself to be someone...