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SNAP-Ed Eastern U.P. educators innovate in the face of COVID-19

Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District staff have spearheaded numerous initiatives through the LifeSPAN program, which gives families the tools to lead all-around healthier lives. 

Partner Content Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley (in red tie) joins SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator Amanda Mattila and residents during a Fresh Conversations session at Hasselbring Senior Center in Flint.

Greater Flint Health Coalition + SNAP-Ed = a healthier community

The Greater Flint Health Coalition recently added two new programs that support residents in eating healthy and moving more.

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Michigan projects aim to dismantle racism at the root of maternal and infant deaths

Racism is killing mothers and babies in Michigan – and initiatives across the state are working to tackle that root cause and save lives.

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5 festive ways to engage with Detroit for a more magical season

With holiday festivities upon us, Detroiters are looking for ways to celebrate the season in the city we love. From art exhibits and installations to music and outdoor fun, here are some meaningful events and activities you and your family won’t want to miss.

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Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance looks to the future while uplifting residents todayThe Nonprofit Journal Project

"This pandemic is both a blessing and a curse. I say this because it shines a light on how greatly some people in urban communities struggle," says Kenyetta Campbell, founder and executive director of Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance. "I think it's caused people who haven’t gone through the same COVID-19 challenges to be more sensitive toward those who lack resources, who’ve lost jobs, who are struggling to educate their kids or don’t know where they're getting their next meal. I'm hoping that, as a society, we can continue to address the many challenges people in this world face."  

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Friends of the St. Clair River works to protect natural resources and inspire environmental prideThe Nonprofit Journal Project

"A sturgeon can live up to 100 years and that's our mentality, always looking ahead at the bigger picture, but realizing that it's the small steps that get you there," says board president Shari Faust. "Through the efforts of our volunteers, scientists, and staff, Friends of the St. Clair River will continue to protect, restore, and educate about our natural resources."

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Graduates of Marygrove Conservancy's Community Impact Incubator experience transformational supportThe Nonprofit Journal Project

"This cohort created a space for us to be vulnerable, transparent and know that if we're the best human being we can be ourselves, then we'll be the best leader for our organization," says Sherelle Hogan, founder and CEO of Pure Heart Foundation.

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PODCAST: Migrant workers, rural Michigan, and rethinking community during COVID

On this week's episode of Michigan's State of Health, we're digging into how migrant workers have embodied rural Michigan's experience with COVID-19 – and how to improve health care for all rural Michiganders in the long run.

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Focusing on financial health: Charting a path towards the next milestone

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, 44% of Black Americans said that either they or someone in their family has experienced a job or wage loss due to COVID. In these situations, especially, it is critical to know how to manage your finances to stay or get back on track. 

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