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Michigan League for Human Services

Health Of Detroit Infants, Mothers Improving

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.30.2012 | Detroit

A report released Monday by the Michigan League For Human Services has some good news for Detroit's expectant parents and new babies, but finds there'...

46,000 Children Have Lost Welfare Benefits Under New State Limits

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.29.2012 | Detroit

The families of more than 46,000 Michigan children have lost cash assistance since the state passed new stricter limits on welfare benefits. In all, n...

Janell Ross

Michigan Welfare Cuts Forcing People to Work or Pushing Poverty Under The Rug? | Janell Ross | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Last week, while working on a documentary about hunger in Michigan, Russ Russell had an experience that left him speechless. “I was visiting with...

Poverty High For Kids Across Michigan, But Especially In Detroit

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.24.2012 | Detroit

An annual report examining the living conditions for children across Michigan finds high poverty rates satewide, and even bleaker news for kids living...

Low-Income Michigan Families Taxed Into Poverty: Report

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.16.2011 | Detroit

While Michigan businesses are expecting a 1.1 billion-dollar tax break come January, low-income families in the state have seen their taxes raised ove...