Each Thursday at noon, the COVID313 Community Coalition for Families and Students hosts a virtual townhall focused on supporting parents, students, and families.Read More
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Mar 27, 2020
This week a coalition of Detroit area agencies came together to hold a town hall meeting via the internet update the status of public services and public schools.Read More
Apr 8, 2020
Tonya Allen from the Skillman Foundation gives Stephen Henderson an idea of what nonprofits are doing to help Detroit Public Schools in their new efforts of online learning.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Michigan officials react to former state Attorney General Frank Kelley's passingby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Word of former Michigan Attorney General Frank Kelley's death drew an outpouring of remembrances Saturday from current and former Michigan officials.
- Michigan's 'Eternal General' Frank Kelley dies at age 96by Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Frank Kelley made consumer protection one of his trademark issues and played a major role in helping to pass into law the Open Meetings Act.
- U-M parents, students rally for safe, in-person graduationby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
On Saturday, parents and students attended a rally at U-M Ann Arbor, hoping to get the administration's attention regarding in-person graduation.
- How many people who test positive are asymptomatic? Your COVID-19 questions answered.by Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Free Press readers have lots of questions about COVID-19. We've asked experts and tracked down sources to help you sort through it.
- Miracle dog Alfonso almost ready for adoption after Detroit River island rescueby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Internationally rescued dog, Alfonso, will be ready for adoption in two weeks, after undergoing surgery.
- The next big oil pipeline battle is brewing over Line 3 in Minnesota
On his first day in office, president Biden signed an executive order to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. But now, many people in the Great Lakes region are asking the Administration to halt a different pipeline project they believe poses an even greater threat to indigenous communities and local waterways. And as NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports, experts and climate advocates say it's time to stop oil pipeline projects in the U.S. once and for all.
- US gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in camp
The new opening for people previously denied came as Mexican authorities worked to close the improvised camp along the banks of the Rio Grande, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, that has housed thousands of asylum seekers over the more than two years it existed.
- Thousands flee war-torn Ethiopia as Tigray crisis escalates
More than 60,000 Ethiopians from the northern war-torn Tigray region have fled to Sudan and several thousands are struggling to access basic needs like electricity, water and medical help as the military conflict between the government and Tigray People's Liberation Front continues to escalate. Stephen Cornish, Director General of Doctors Without Borders-Geneva joins from Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the humanitarian crisis.