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Michigan kids

Michigan Kids is a series of solutions-focused stories and profiles about the programs and people that are positively impacting the lives of children. The series is produced by Michigan Nightlight and is made possible with funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation


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Teaching kids to shape a healthy future for Lansing's rivers

Throughout the Lansing area, the GRAND Learning Network is partnering with schools and communities in an effort to teach the next generation about our beautiful state, and their role in preserving its resources.

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Paws for compassion: Therapy dogs help those in need

More and more hospitals, schools and service organizations are finding that the qualities that make dogs man's best friend also make them instinctual providers of the unconditional love, compassion and care needed to heal. 

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Supporting a culture of youth entrepreneurship in Lansing and beyond

The first annual Pure Lansing Celebrates Youth Entrepreneurship event gave student entrepreneurs from across the state the chance to have their ideas heard and encouraged by those who could help them build their businesses in the future.

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2020 Girls: Empowering future leaders in science and math

The 2020 Girls program develops a passion for STEM studies and careers in young girls in the Lansing area, engaging girls in traditionally male fields of study. 


Mompreneurs and child's play

Driven by similar visions for creative, energy-burning spaces for kids, four local moms built their own businesses geared toward giving parents in the Capital region welcoming places to take the kids and enjoy some grown-up time, too.
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Michigan kids Development News

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Michigan kids Innovation & Job News

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Michigan kids In the News

  • New network to promote Michigan-produced foods in schools, hospitals
    Increasing the amount of Michigan-produced foods served in schools, hospitals and other institutions will be the focus of a new network launched through the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems and the nonprofit Ecology Center ...
    Source: Lansing State Journal
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