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The Work Has Just Begun

While some states are continuing to count their final ballots, here in Michigan, we already know who will be representing us at the federal, state, and local levels.  Hopefully you took the first step of learning what was on your … Continue reading

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What a Difference Our Voices Make

This week, the Legislature finished their work on the fiscal year 2013 budget.  While it is still possible that funding for specific programs and initiatives, as well as language directing state departments in their implementation, could be vetoed by the … Continue reading

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Policymakers Need Your Help

The following blog was originally posted by the Michigan After School Partnership. Do you want to see better things happening for more children and families in your community?  Do you know what could be done differently to make things better? … Continue reading

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Advocates Need Legislators to Know That Kids Count in Michigan

Every year the Michigan League for Human Services produces the Kids Count Data Book, an annual review of child well-being with a profile of every county and the city of Detroit.  The book can be purchased or downloaded from the … Continue reading

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Much to do about something

Last week, Michigan’s Children took some time to honor the work of a handful of Legislators whose actions supporting children and families in Michigan warranted our recognition.  At our annual Much Ado About Something Wonderful event, we honor Legislators for … Continue reading

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