WMU Grad Discusses the Evolution of Education

With nearly three decades of experience in the education sector, Fortenberry has received extensive recognition for her contributions to the field including a nominee of the Western Michigan University Outstanding Adult Learner Award, a recipient of the WMU Educational Research Award and the WMU Don and Helen Weaver Endowment for Community Education Award. READ MORE!

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MDHHS partners with Dave Thomas Foundation

“Each day a child spends in foster care waiting for a permanent family is too long,” said JooYeun Chang, executive director of the Children’s Services Agency within MDHHS. “Wendy’s Wonderful Kids has demonstrated success at finding families for children who have waited in foster care the longest, and we are thankful for the opportunity to expand this program in Michigan.” READ MORE!

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18 Year-Old Voters: How Will They Voice Their Votes?

What happens when millenials look back on their lives? Now that they have the power to vote, what will they say to local, state, and national politicians who need their votes? READ MORE!

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Community Homeworks Names New Executive Director

“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead Community Homeworks during this juncture in its history. The organization is well positioned to build on the tremendous momentum of the past ten years. I look forward to being a part of the effort to take the organization to the next level with our team, making a positive difference in the lives of area residents who struggle to remain in their homes,” Praedel said. READ MORE!

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State’s Reformed No-Fault Law

Griffin, of Mattawan, helped approve a major overhaul to Michigan’s much-maligned no-fault system. The new law guarantees lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for car accident victims, combating fraudulent claims and strengthening consumer protections. READ MORE!

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