Category: Education

2/24/22: COVID313 – Youth-Led Town Hall on Mental Health

Conversation led by a panel of Detroit youth, sharing their mental health and wellness needs – plus presentations from community partners and mental health services organizations, sharing vital resources and how to access them. Also addressed is domestic abuse, dating violence, and ways to get help.

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1/27/22: COVID313 – Virtual & In-Person Learning, Omicron Variant Updates

Detroit Public Schools Community District Assistant Superintendent Alycia Meriweather updates parents and families on the districts conversations around virtual versus in-person learning for its students. Dr. Eric McGrath, MD of Infectious Disease and Prevention at Wayne Pediatrics, Inc. shares more information about the COVID-19 Omicron variant that continues to spread rapidly, Plus, special guest U.S. Senator Gary Peters, who shares what he’s been working on in Washington D.C. in regards to the nation’s federal response to COVID-19.

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In the Wake of Oxford, Schools Deal with Difficult Questions

The aftermath of the Oxford school shooting left ripple effects across Michigan communities this past week, closing more than a dozen schools and leaving students, parents and teachers fearful and having to cope. One Detroit’s Christy McDonald speaks with Oakland Schools Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant Karen Anthony on how she’s supporting the Oxford community in the wake of the school shooting.

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Teachers Talk: How Educators Are Grappling with Shortages, Demands

Teaching has always been a challenging job, but today’s educators are leaving the profession in droves. With fewer educators on deck, districts have been forced to make decisions that have an impact on children’s education. As teachers grapple with some of the most challenging years of their career, providing for children’s academic, social and emotional needs, One Detroit’s Christy McDonald sat down with two local teachers to get educated on the challenges they continue to face.

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