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More Caring, Less Fear

Robert Ross | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
Robert Ross

Rather than spending dollars on drones and other questionable, expensive military equipment, it is time that local law enforcement officials shift those resources toward training on how to more effectively engage their local communities, especially young people of color.

We Must Step Up to Keep Our Kids From Dropping Out

Stacey D. Stewart | Posted 12.15.2013 | Impact
Stacey D. Stewart

There's no question that test scores are important, but we cannot ignore the impact that chronic absenteeism has, not only on a young person's academic career, but quite possibly on the rest of his or her life.

Detroit Foundations Performing 'Civic Triage'

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Detroit

By Nick Carey DETROIT, May 27 (Reuters) - When Kevin Ward fulfilled his dream by opening a rib joint in one of Detroit's poorest and ...