Friends, This month has been particularly tumultuous with reminders about the fragility of our democracy. The riots, racism, hate, and misinformation… Read More
The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is proud to announce that the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) has chosen its 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms grantees for 2020-2021, which includes several first-time grantees in Wayne County. Grantees include: American International Academy ($20,000); Dearborn… Read More
LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 19, 2021) — Sen. Adam Hollier (D–Detroit) has issued the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s announcement today of the Michigan COVID Recovery Plan, which includes support for microenterprises: “Black-owned and minority-owned businesses continue to be the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor… Read More
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit) will introduce a Senate Resolution during the first session of the Michigan Senate this Wednesday that condemns the attempted coup of the U.S. Capitol by rioters and supporters of President Donald Trump.To date, the attack on the Capitol has resulted… Read More
Friends, This year has served up more than its fair share of challenges for everyone — a pandemic, unemployment, illness, financial struggles, the loss of loved ones, and more. As the colder weather moves in, the next few months will be critical in our fight against COVID-19. The health, safety,… Read More
Friends, As 2020 comes to an end, it’s important we reflect on everything we’ve been through as a community. We’ve been through so many hardships, but yet, there is hope on the other side. The year 2021 will hopefully bring us better news, some of… Read More
Friends, While the historical session of Michigan’s 100th Legislature should have been full of landmark legislation to protect the public’s health and provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has featured only a few, sparse bills so far that provide Michiganders with badly needed… Read More
Friends, The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has been working overtime this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and their efforts have been nothing short of amazing. They have fulfilled 2.2 million claims since March and with COVID-19 cases rising again, their work is becoming even… Read More
Friends, Thanksgiving is next Thursday. It’s a holiday that we normally spend together with our extended family. However, this year has been anything but normal and the coronavirus is spreading like wildfire. Michigan now has the sixth highest number of COVID-19 cases in the nation. Read More
Friends, This Wednesday was Veterans Day, a day to remember the brave and patriotic Americans who laced up to fight and protect our freedoms, whether they served in battle or during a time of peace. Without our brave service members — who put country over… Read More
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