Top Doc: MDHHS names Dr. Joneigh Khaldun Chief Deputy Director

Top Doc: MDHHS names Dr. Joneigh Khaldun Chief Deputy Director

Detroit Health Department Director Dr. Joneigh Khaldun has been tapped by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon to lead its Population Health, Medical Services, and Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities administrations as well as the Aging and Adult Services Agency. As the Chief Deputy Director for Health […]

Michigan Council aims to develop job opportunities, debunk stereotypes with an “I can” attitude

Michigan Council aims to develop job opportunities, debunk stereotypes with an “I can” attitude

We’ve all faced that moment, when someone told us “we can’t.” For those individuals with developmental disabilities, the message can be particularly troubling. They face it a lot. Turning that “you can’t” message to a “you can” message is the aim of the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council), which is advocating for the inclusion […]

Help Wanted: 15,000 job seekers needed to fill jobs in Michigan’s Professional Trades

Help Wanted: 15,000 job seekers needed to fill jobs in Michigan’s Professional Trades

Years past, job seekers nearly always outnumbered job openings, particularly in the state’s urban centers. But this is not the case in the skilled trades industry today, which has plenty of top high-wage, high-demand Professional Trades careers left open – 15,0oo of them annually, according to current estimates. Gov. Whitmer call for 60 percent of Michiganders to […]

Bot battle: Kettering welcomes back FIRST Robotics competitors this weekend

Bot battle: Kettering welcomes back FIRST Robotics competitors this weekend

The best bot builders will gather at Kettering University again this weekend, where  Michigan’s top high school robotics teams will square off at the FIRST Robotics Competition. The weekend event is the second of a two-part series leading up to the state finals. Some liken the event to the ultimate sport of the mind,” a […]

Mobile pantry stops continue

Mobile pantry stops continue

Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for March at locations throughout Flint. Residents can access foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron including oranges, apples and potatoes, as well as milk, according to backers including the Food Bank of Eastern […]

Facebook tools will transform Flint’s small shops

Facebook tools will transform Flint’s small shops

Ebonie Gipson has gained more knowledge than she ever imagined she’d receive from the corporation supporting a global social media platform. After participating in a Facebook Community Summit the owner of I’m Building Something Consulting, LLC says she plans to use the experience to strengthen Flint’s small business ownership. Gipson was one of about 400 […]

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