A National Day of Racial Healing

A National Day of Racial Healing

Today, MH is proudly joining the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and their partners in acknowledging a National Day of Racial Healing. The day is part of WKKF’s larger Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation effort, intended to plan for and bring about...
Talking Service in Michigan

Talking Service in Michigan

Below is a letter to veterans from Benjamin Busch, a former United States Marine who served two combat tours in Iraq, writer, filmmaker, photographer, and actor, who will facilitate Talking Service discussion groups in Kalamazoo and Dearborn this fall. To learn more...
Voices of Latino Youth in Grand Rapids

Voices of Latino Youth in Grand Rapids

Allison Palm is graduate student earning her Master’s degree in Public Administration and Nonprofit Leadership and Management at Grand Valley State University. She is currently the Development and Community Relations intern at Grandville Avenue Arts &...
Albion’s West Ward School:  From Segregation to Civil Rights

Albion’s West Ward School: From Segregation to Civil Rights

Dr. Wesley Arden Dick, Professor of History at Albion College, specializes in civil rights history and co-teaches, with Leslie Dick, a first-year seminar entitled “A Sense of Place: Albion & the American Dream.” He is Second Vice President of the Albion Branch...
Germans and Latinos of Lenawee:  Finding Home

Germans and Latinos of Lenawee: Finding Home

Amy Johnson served as Project Director for the Heritage Grant project, “Germans and Latinos of Lenawee: Finding Home”, from June 2015-June 2016, sponsored by the Lenawee County Historical Society of Adrian, Michigan. As an undergrad at Adrian College, Johnson was an...
Anishnaabek – Odawa/Ottowa Journey Towards Understanding

Anishnaabek – Odawa/Ottowa Journey Towards Understanding

On July 18th, I had the privilege of accompanying over a dozen Michigan Public School teachers on a journey to historical sites in Ohio, Michigan, and Ontario. The sites commemorate battles in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, in which Native Americans were...