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Royal Oak Cops and Doughnuts Presentation on Avoiding Scams Oct. 2

September 14th 2018

Royal Oak Cops and Doughnuts Presentation on Avoiding Scams Oct. 2 Royal Oak, MI – The Royal Oak Crime Prevention Council is hosting a neighborhood meeting with the Dept. of Attorney General on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6:30pm. Don Ferguson will present phone, mail and e-scams. You will learn the telltale signs of scams, along […]

Backpack Full of Cash Screening & Discussion, Pontiac Sept. 13

September 2nd 2018

Backpack Full of Cash Screening & Discussion, Pontiac Sept. 13 Pontiac, MI – A coalition of local activist groups are hosting a screening of the 2016 documentary film BACKPACK FULL OF CASH on Thursday September 13 at the Crofoot in Pontiac. Admission is free and open to the public, with parents, teachers, and elected officials […]

Holly Kids Show Off Small Business Skills

August 27th 2018

Holly Kids Show Off Small Business Skills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2018) Holly, MI- Though it may have seemed full of fun with all the face paint, sparkling body scrubs, imitation dog poop, and dinosaurs with succulents growing out of their backs, the Holly Children’s Business Fair held some serious lessons for the young […]

Bus Tour to See Underground Railroad History in Metro Detroit Sept 29

August 19th 2018

Bus Tour to See Underground Railroad History in Metro Detroit Sept 29 Pontiac, Orchard Lake, Walled Lake, Farmington and Detroit, MI – In conjunction with Oakland County Pioneer Historical Society, historian Willie W. Payne will conduct a tour of sites in Pontiac, Orchard Lake, Walled Lake, Farmington and Detroit used to harbor southern fugitive slaves […]

Town Hall on Public Schools Feb. 13

February 10th 2018

Town Hall on Public Schools Feb. 13   Detroit, MI – February 13th Detroit Town Hall to bring together National Teacher Union Leaders, Local Families for Critical Conversation on Public Schools. National Teacher Union Leaders Randi Weingarten (AFT) and Lily Garcia (NEA) will meet local youth, parents, and community leaders for a Critical Conversation on […]

Local Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting

February 5th 2018

Local Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 15, 2018) Clarkston, Farmington, Ferndale, Madison Heights, MI – Wednesday’s shooting in Parkland Florida left 17 people dead. It also left parents and school administrators across the country with a painful reminder of the need to keep students safe. […]

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

October 28th 2017

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams, […]

Rochester Community Schools Give Construction Updates

August 31st 2017

Rochester Community Schools Give Construction Updates (Rochester Community Schools, Aug. 31, 2017) Rochester, MI – Six Rochester Community School District summer bond construction projects are wrapping up in time for students to return to school on September 5. Summer construction projects benefit Baldwin, Hamlin, Hugger, and Musson Elementary Schools, Rochester High School, and West Middle […]

Public or Private? Pontiac Parents Invited to Discuss School Options Aug. 26

August 21st 2017

Public or Private? Pontiac Parents Invited to Discuss School Options Aug. 26 (Pontiac School Board Trustee Mike McGuinness) Pontiac, MI – What are your child’s rights as a student and yours as a parent in public and charter schools? What’s the difference between charter and public schools? Come learn more and get school and community […]

2016 Candidate Interview Charles Murphy for OCC Trustee

October 29th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Charles Murphy for OCC Trustee (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI –Charles Murphy is one of over a dozen people who are running for Oakland County Community College (OCC) Trustee.  There are three open seats. This voluntary position helps oversee the administration and the budgeting process of the institution. […]