Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

Enroll now! More than 8,000 summer jobs open for Detroit’s young people

More than 8,000 young Detroiters will be able find jobs with area businesses and organizations this summer. The application process is now open for Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT). Youth looking for summer employment, as well as companies and organizations that want to provide summer jobs or be a sponsor, can go to www.GDYT.org to sign up. […]

MDHHS activates Community Health Emergency Coordination Center in response to hepatitis A outbreak

MDHHS activates Community Health Emergency Coordination Center in response to hepatitis A outbreak

As cases continue to rise, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has activated the Community Health Emergency Coordination Center (CHECC) to coordinate the response of the multiple jurisdictions involved in the hepatitis A outbreak. “To help coordinate Michigan’s response to the hepatitis A outbreak, we are opening the Community Health Emergency Coordination […]

Hepatitis A cases increase, particularly among men

Hepatitis A cases increase, particularly among men

The risks of contracting hepatitis A are still high, and possibly getting higher. That according to an announcement released today by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). Those with the highest risk factor:  men having sexual contact with other men, or MSM. But they are not the only individuals at risk. Women […]

Free dental, optical and medical care clinic comes to Cobo

Free dental, optical and medical care clinic comes to Cobo

A lot of factors play a role in staying healthy, particularly access to medical care. Wayne county residents are particularly vulnerable. Although 12.7 percent of county residents receive health care through a combination of ACA enrollment or Medicaid expansion, there are many that are homeless, uninsured or underinsured, according to a spokesperson of the  Wayne County […]

Homeowner Help: State helps stabilize neighborhoods

Homeowner Help: State helps stabilize neighborhoods

Three years ago, Kinyemi Sims found some free money to help her catch up on her property taxes. She was nearly $12,000 behind and was afraid she wouldn’t be able to prevent a foreclosure on her property. She found the help she needed through Step Forward Michigan, a federally-funded interest and payment-free, forgivable loan program […]

Wayne County Administration Considering New Jail Site Proposal

Wayne County Administration Considering New Jail Site Proposal

As downtown Detroit’s landscape continuously evolves, a new proposal between Wayne County and Rock Ventures is creating significant buzz among county officials, residents and business owners around the area. Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans is now reviewing Rock Venture’s proposal to build a criminal justice center and use the jail site as a “welcoming […]