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What rising interest rates mean for residents' wallets

Interest rates have a bigger impact on your wallet than you may realize. Experts from JP Morgan Chase share what an increase means for residents, and how to plan ahead. 

Feature Story Kirsten Elliott, Vice President and COO at Community Housing Network

A basic needs forecast from nonprofits serving those who struggle the mostFeature: Nonprofit Journal Project

Nonprofits dealing with basic human needs weigh in on an expected increase in demand for housing, utility assistance, food and healthcare – and on how they’re planning to meet emerging needs with limited resources. 

Longform Jenifer Murray, a contracted grant coordinator with Munson Healthcare, works on programs for new parents in her office.

Northern Michigan works to build supportive services for parents in "maternity care deserts"

Many in the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula live in areas with a serious lack of resources, facilities, and practitioners for pregnant people, new parents, and infants.

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Detroit's hottest residential neighborhoods in 2023, according to realtors

Despite a cooling housing market, real estate agents in Detroit say due to low inventory, move-in ready houses near the city’s historic neighborhoods and thriving commercial corridors are still a hot buy.

Longform Susan Sheppard, COO of Arbor Circle, which recently facilitated a statewide collaboration to better support medically fragile foster children.

Michigan project highlights needs of medically fragile foster children

A recent collaboration is working to address the many challenges faced by medically fragile foster children, who may live with chronic disorders or developmental disabilities.

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Foster care fosters hope for Michigan’s most vulnerable children

Michigan's community mental health agencies, CMHs, provide mental health care for the roughly 10,000 children in Michigan’s foster care system. Here is how Genesee Health Systems and Sanilac County CMH are working hard to help foster children in their counties thrive.

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Community mental health meets Northern Michiganders where they’re at with mobile crisis intervention

The Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority mobile crisis intervention services reach across Crawford, Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Missaukee, Roscommon, and Wexford counties.    

Feature Story OnPoint provides care at its facilities and also via mobile crisis response.

OnPoint’s mobile crisis team brings help to Allegan County residents with urgent mental health needs

OnPoint’s Community Mental Health Mobile Crisis Intervention Program is available 24/7/365 with a supervisor and two clinicians on-call at all times. 

Partner Content Third-grade students at Neinas Dual Language Learning Academy in Detroit trying a yummy fruity roll-up tasting.

Detroit Public Schools Community District Farm-to-School initiatives grow through SNAP-Ed

The DPSCD Farm-to-School initiative increases the amounts of locally grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes used in school breakfasts and lunches.

Feature Story Alejandra Gomez, UNI education initiatives director

Bringing education and enrichment to Southwest Detroit youthQ&A with Alejandra Gomez: Nonprofit Journal Project

When she was 12 years old, Alejandra Gomez, started participating in afterschool activities in Southwest Detroit at United Neighborhood Initiatives. Today she leads afterschool and out-of-school programming for the agency, bringing creativity, heart and expertise to her work with young people.  

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