Kids and Education

Longform Sharon Moore speaks at a 2019 Washtenaw Health Initiative stakeholders meeting.
Feature Story Darryl Johnson.
Innovation News Since 1991, BBBS has made and supported the pairings of 7,600 youth (known as "Littles") and adult mentors ("Bigs") across Washtenaw County.
Feature Story The GRCC Foundation's Alumni Relations team created a map of local craft breweries owned or operated by GRCC alums. 
Feature Story County health departments are working with schools to endure kids have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccine clinics for kids available across the lakeshore


Innovation News Michael Vick talks to press in the Trophy Room at Ypsilanti Community High School on Dec. 2 before addressing students in the auditorium.
Feature Story Oxford Strong
Development News Participants have visited the City of Midland's Water Plant.

Applications open for City of Midland's Citizens Academy


Feature Story The Rochester Parade, 1970s.
Development News The Kresge Artist Fellowship offers metro Detroit artists the chance at winning a $25,000 no-strings-attached fellowship.
Development News The Downtown Farmington Gift Card provides local business owners another tool in their belt as they look to attract customers this holiday shopping season.
Longform RAC Manager of Operations Maggie Spencer and Executive Director Amy Fracker.
Innovation News Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Millie Chu and Leslie Sobel are available to help participants in the SERVE program.

WCC launches new program to serve social impact businesses


Innovation News SMART
Feature Story Mid Michigan College — Festo Mechatronics Lab
Feature Story Dan Zuberbier with Herrick District Library shows off a few of the items available for check out through HDL's Library of Things.  (Contributed/HDL)

From toys to tech: Library of Things offers creative opportunities


Feature Story Students visit Wolverine Coil Spring during Discover Manufacturing Week. 

‘Eye-opening’ event helps students discover manufacturing


Feature Story The 52,000-square-foot facility has nine classrooms, four computer labs, and five unique labs for biology, chemistry, electronics, automation, welding, and machine tooling.
Feature Story Children’s Nature Playscape Kalamazoo
Longform Scott Hutchins, school mental health and Medicaid consultant for the Michigan Department of Education Office of Health and Nutrition Services.

Michigan schools adopt new software to expand mental health services