Stories tagged: "Meet MI Leaders"


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How Rep. Haley Stevens is Fostering Entrepreneurship in Michigan Women

The daughter of a woman entrepreneur, Rep. Haley Stevens has a passion for helping women-owned businesses.

Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman
A Journey to Equality: The Real State of Michigan Pride in 2021

The Republican-controlled legislature is promoting bigotry against transgender youth while symbolically recognizing Pride for the first time. That worries state Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.

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This State Senator Gave Birth While in Office, During COVID. Here’s What She Learned.

State Sen. Mallory McMorrow had a child at the start of 2021. The challenges she's faced have only deepened her commitment to issues facing women in the age of COVID.

This Oakland County Leader’s Family Vacation Exemplifies Black History Month

From the legacy of his ancestors to navigating a disease threatening Black Michiganders today, Rudy Hobbs is steeped in history.

Meet the ER Doctor Leading Michigan’s Pandemic Response

Joneigh Khaldun is the doctor behind Michigan's largely effective coronavirus response, and she's hoping Michiganders take a key lesson from the pandemic.

Graphic by Denzel Boyd.
Meet MI Leaders: How Abraham Aiyash Fights for Clean Air and Water in Metro Detroit

Rep. Abraham Aiyash is continuing the legacy of a dear friend by advocating for environmental justice in Hamtramck.

Meet MI Leaders: Kyra Bolden Speaks Boldly on Race, Gender, and Age

Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden's willingness to speak frankly and honestly about uncomfortable issues has earned her cheers from both sides of the aisle.