Melinda Clynes

Melinda Clynes is a freelance writer and regular contributor to Model D. She is the statewide project editor of Michigan Kids, a series of stories that highlight what’s working to improve outcomes for Michigan children. View her online portfolio here.

Feature StoryTwo Detroiters engage in a conversation during the Better Arguments event.
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Feature StoryJulia Cuneo, one of DRCC's founders, with kids

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Feature StoryStarlett Simmons (right) of Five Star Cake Co. with her daughter, Kai Taalib

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