Stories tagged: "homelessness"


A nurse administers the COVID-19 vaccine at Kedren Health on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
How the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Changed the Game for Muskegon’s Unhoused Population

The newest vaccine to come to Michigan solves one of the logistical challenges in vaccinating some of those facing the highest risks.

Will Garcia, a candidate for state legislature, is leading the charge against Adrian's attempt to criminalize homelessness. Photo courtesy Garcia for State Rep.
EXCLUSIVE: Housing Advocate Will Garcia Is Running for Mayor of Adrian

Will Garcia fought Adrian’s criminalization of homelessness last fall. Though the city’s “camping ban” passed, he’s decided on a new path to keep fighting.

FLINT, MI - OCTOBER 31: Supporters listen in their cars as former President Barack Obama speaks during a drive-in campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Northwestern High School on October 31, 2020 in Flint, Michigan. Biden is campaigning with former President Obama on Saturday in Michigan, a battleground state that President Donald Trump narrowly won in 2016.
Healing America Can Start With Healing Michiganders’ Injuries From Injustice and Apathy

Healing the soul of America isn't just about displays of political unity, but about addressing deep wounds from the past four years.

The Yarn Brigade, pictured prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
Flint Handmade Yarn Brigade Helping Community Stay Warm This Winter

Flint Handmade Yarn Brigade group isn’t your typical crafting group. They’re on a mission to keep Michiganders warm this winter.

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An Eviction ‘Tsunami’ Is Coming to Michigan this Winter

With rent assistance disappearing and eviction moratoriums set to end, Michigan braces for an eviction crisis. At the height of winter. During a pandemic.

A Daily Bread volunteer prepares food for pick-up in Adrian, Michigan.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Give Hungry Michiganders a Happy Holiday

In a city facing an especially hard winter for unhoused Michiganders, Daily Bread of Lenawee is showing how to give back this holiday season.

Mayor Heath of Adrian (left) apologized for posting signs banning things like eating or sleeping in parks (right) before the city commission even held a vote on the ordinance the sign referenced, banning activities targeting homeless people.
Adrian Unanimously Passes Bill Banning Public Eating Targeted at Homeless People

After two hours of debate, largely consisting of citizens opposing the ban, Adrian passed its controversial anti-camping ordinance.