Weekly Update 01/21/2021

// on Fri, Jan 22 2021 / Email

    Friends,  This month has been particularly tumultuous with reminders about the fragility of our democracy. The riots, racism, hate, and misinformation… Read More

MDE Awards 10 Cents a Meal Grants to Wayne Co. Food Service Programs [UPDATED]

// on Wed, Jan 20 2021 / Press release

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

Senator Hollier on small business support in Michigan COVID Recovery Plan

// on Tue, Jan 19 2021 / Press release

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

Senator Hollier to Introduce Resolution, Seek Unanimous Support Condemning Insurrection at US Capitol

// on Mon, Jan 11 2021 / Press release

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

Weekly Update

// on Tue, Dec 22 2020 / Email

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

Weekly Update

// on Fri, Dec 18 2020 / Newsletter

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

Weekly Update

// on Wed, Dec 16 2020 / Email

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

Weekly Update

// on Fri, Dec 4 2020 / Newsletter

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

Weekly Update

// on Wed, Nov 18 2020 / Newsletter

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

Weekly Update

// on Thu, Nov 12 2020 / Newsletter

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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