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Minority and low-income kids step into the great outdoors

Being outdoors is good for kids' minds, bodies, and spirits. That's why local groups are making an extra effort to make sure every kid has a chance to connect to nature.
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Cooking takes root: Dietary change through connecting to African heritage

The "A Taste of African Heritage" diet is a nutritional education effort to address inequities in Detroit's food system by retooling some of the ways Detroiters deal with their health and wellness through eating.
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Grand Rapidians march to support immigrants, farm workers in West Michigan

Grand Rapidians took to the streets for the annual César E. Chávez Social Justice March, calling for the respect, dignity and protection of all immigrants and emphasizing the driving force that migrant and seasonal farm workers play in the economy of West ...
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Unearthing Detroit: WSU program teaches kids the value of archaeology

Time Jumpers is a Wayne State University Archaeology Department program where professors and graduate students introduce local students to archeology through fun, hands-on activities. 
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Muskegon psychologist fights for reading reform

Children in West Michigan, and throughout the country, are being left behind when it comes to reading — and a school psychologist in Muskegon is sounding a rallying cry for change. 
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Turning poetry into confidence for Detroit youth

In Detroit, creative writing programs have stepped up their work with youth both in and out of the classroom.
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