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AMC Sensory Friendly Films

AMC Theatres partnered with the Autism Society to bring Sensory Friendly Films To metro Detroit. AMC offers unique movie showings where they turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! The Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Month increases awareness of mental illness and its impact on the physical, emotional, and mental well- being of children, families, and communities. Mental Health Month was established in 1949 to increase the awareness of mental health and wellness in Americans’ lives, and to celebrate recovery. Good, positive mental health is essential for a […]

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Brittney Wolte is Michigan Miss Amazing 2021

Simply Awe-inspiring! Our friend, Brittney Wolte, has been crowned Michigan Miss Amazing 2021. Miss Amazing is a non-profit pageant that started in 2007. It is designed to celebrate girls and women with disabilities; the competition teaches self-advocacy skills, sparks connections, and helps open -up pathways to leadership. Join us in celebrating her amazing accomplishment. Way-to-go […]

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Michigan is now offering free college tuition!

The application for the Michigan Reconnect Program is live. Michigan Reconnect is an economic-growth/workforce development program that would provide a tuition-free pathway to an in-demand industry certificate or associate degree for Michigan adults (25+). To qualify, students must meet the minimum age requirement, have lived in the state for a year or longer and have […]

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City of Detroit Warming Centers

With frigid temperatures already here, the City of Detroit is reminding residents that warming centers and respite locations are open to provide relief from the cold. For more information about the warming and respite centers, call the Detroit Health Department at (313) 876-4000. The City has three warming centers, in conjunction with two local nonprofit […]

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Global Handwashing Day 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic provides an important reminder that one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of germs and stay healthy is also one of the simplest — handwashing with soap and water. Keeping hands clean can prevent 1 in 3 diarrheal illnesses and 1 in 5 respiratory infections, such as a cold […]

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