Detroit Public TV and the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy are partnering on a series of four crucial discussions with key newsmakers, news reporters and public officials on issues relating to the vote.
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.
One Detroit Senior Producer Bill Kubota took a trip to the state's capital, Lansing, to examine the status of Michigan's immigration today, the cultural and economic impacts of refugee resettlement, and the changes we've seen in immigration over the past 20 years.