Nearly a century ago, my great-grandparents came to the United States along with my grandparents—who were grown adults—and my father, who was an infant. They arrived on the heels of the [...]
Guess who’s not running for election in 2018? Me. That’s not news, really, but it does provide some insight into the stance that we’ve taken against the Legislature’s push for tax cuts through an [...]
Without sufficient resources for early learning and family literacy, Michigan’s retention law could have an disproportionate impact on children of color.
From the First Tuesday newsletter Sign up for the newsletter and e-news While many of us are stepping off the scale and considering a new weight loss plan to kick off the new year, we’re [...]
Yesterday, my heart stopped as I heard on the news that yet another Amtrak derailment in Washington State took the lives of up to six people and injured scores of others. It brought back floods [...]
From the First Tuesday newsletter Sign up for the newsletter and e-news Community. As we prepare to give thanks for all we have this month, I would like to take time to show gratitude for you, [...]