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Caregivers on the Front Lines
These stories are produced through the New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of news organizations and universities, including Detroit Public TV’s One Detroit, dedicated to reporting about successful responses to social problems. The collaborative’s first series, Invisible Army: Caregivers on the Front Lines, focuses on potential solutions to challenges facing individuals who take care of adults.
News From Around Detroit
- Detroiters urged to weigh in on helping end gerrymanderingby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Michigan is expected to lose one congressional seat, so participation in redistricting meetings is “critical” for Detroiters to ensure they get adequate funding and representation.
- Why is Detroit Police Department’s vaccination rate only 39%?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Less than half of Detroit police, and city residents, are vaccinated for COVID-19. Here’s what this means for public health and safety in the city.
- Detroit may step up its voice in national reparations movementby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
In honor of Juneteenth, City Council Pro Tem Mary Sheffield will introduce a resolution recognizing the City’s unjust treatment of Black people and, if approved, Detroit would join a growing national reparations movement.
- Joel “Fluent” Greene shares Detroit truth without ‘the white gaze’by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Poet Joel “Fluent” Greene discusses his new book, “The Detroit Poems,” and what it's like to be from a gentrifying city.
- Why the revision of Detroit’s city charter is so contentiousby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
The revised city charter that Detroiters may vote on would make unprecedented changes to government, an analysis finds.
- WATCH LIVE: President Biden meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin
Both sides acknowledge that the relationship between the two nations is at an all-time low, and neither holds out much hope for meaningful areas of agreement. But each man brings his own goals to the summit table on Wednesday.
- Violent Colorado arrest puts spotlight on how police treat people with mental disabilities
The amount of training law enforcement officers receive on interacting with disabled people varies widely.
- California fully reopens after being 1st to shut in pandemic
Most of California's coronavirus restrictions are over, including capacity limits at businesses, masks and social distancing. Newsom pointed to the 40 million-plus doses of vaccine administered and the plunge in cases as the reason for the reopening.