(WXYZ) — As some parents begin heading back to work and kids are out of school, what’s are families to do? Many moms and dads are wondering what safety precautions day cares, camps and summer programs have in place for their little ones. 7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom, takes
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In the first installment of Inequality in America, a new series across the platforms of NBC News, senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden looks at the wide variance in quality of education received by the more than 50 million children who attend our public schools – particularly when it
Technology is essential. It’s the tool that is allowing the Downtown Boxing Gym to keep our program going during school closings and social distancing due to COVID-19. We’re running all of our academics and athletics over Zoom, so we’re having small group and large group workouts and tutoring sessions. “Just
Low-income Americans are bearing the brunt of COVID-19. Detroit, a city already facing steep economic and racial inequalities, has emerged as a virus hot spot. John Yang reports and talks to the United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s Darienne Hudson about families struggling to fulfill their basic needs and access vital
Educating our children and providing the tools they need to succeed. It’s the number one reason our free, after-school academic and athletic program exists. Thank you to WDIV Local 4 / ClickOnDetroit for including our Academic and Programs Director, Katie Solomon, in this important discussion about the future of eduction.
When the coronavirus outbreak blind-sided businesses and residents in Detroit, one nonprofit came out swinging. Downtown Boxing Gym has approached the pandemic as an opportunity to help other community service providers and practice a lesson it has taught students since forming in 2007.
During the best of times, CNN Heroes go above and beyond to fulfill their missions of serving others and making the world a better place. The Covid-19 pandemic has made their jobs much harder. But CNN Heroes everywhere have quickly pivoted to keep their communities supported and connected in this
His game face on, Omar Ingram waited for the chance to shine in the ring he calls home with dreams of the Olympics and a professional career. And a few minutes later Saturday, the 15-year-old Detroit boxer used his blue gloves to throw and land punches at a furious clip
In January, the Detroit Lions launched a social justice program, backed by the team’s players, owner Martha Ford and coach Matt Patricia, which would fund a three-pronged initiative: Sponsoring scholarship funding, social-education programs and medical aid and health assistance. On Tuesday, the team announced a second wave of nine individual programs that