Stories tagged: "Meet MI Leaders"


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.

Graphic by Denzel Boyd.
Meet MI Leaders: How Rosemary Bayer Went From Computer Scientist to State Senator

Informed by her career as a technologist, state Sen. Rosemary Bayer legislates with a look toward the future on issues from the environment to education.

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Meet MI Leaders: How State Sen. Jeremy Moss Is Taking On the 2021 Meaning of Safety

Starting his tenth year in public service, the only Jewish and LGBTQ state Senator in Michigan opens up about the rise in political violence.

State Rep. Jewell Jones connects with his community as he represents District 11 in Michigan's House of Representatives. But now he's focused on passing the baton.
Meet MI Leaders: Rep. Jewell Jones Is the Youngest Official Ever Elected to the State House

Jones is entering the last year of his final term focused on his district’s future.