Lawmakers celebrate school breakfast success at Hazel Park High School

Lawmakers celebrate school breakfast success at Hazel Park High School

It's been a long time since Michigan lawmakers had to wake up before the sun rose to make it to class in time for the first bell, but on March 9,...

March 14, 2018

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United Way joins day of action to urge Congress to protect SNAP

United Way joins day of action to urge Congress to protect SNAP

More than 40 million people in the United States are food insecure, according to the USDA, which means they don’t have access to the nutritious foods they need. In Southeastern Michigan, that's...

February 27, 2018

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United Way trains caregivers on car seat and sleep safety

United Way trains caregivers on car seat and sleep safety

Shareece Williams felt helpless. A few years ago, her shift as an overnight nurse was winding down. She was looking forward to spending her birthday...

February 7, 2018

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Earned Paid Sick Time

Earned Paid Sick Time

For too many Michigan workers, an illness like the flu or a fever presents a difficult decision: take unpaid sick time to rest and seek...

September 19, 2017

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Five easy, healthy school lunch ideas

Five easy, healthy school lunch ideas

Parents: You survived the first week of school. Congrats! With kids back in the school habit, making sure they have the fuel they need to...

September 8, 2017

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Hazel Park Schools kick off Meet Up and Eat Up

Hazel Park Schools kick off Meet Up and Eat Up

Families won't access free summer meals for their children if they don't know where to go, but Hazel Park Schools are making an impact. The...

June 20, 2017

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Labor Lives United

Labor Lives United

To many, Labor Day means an extra day off in September. But union members know that without organized labor, workers might never get a day...

August 28, 2016

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