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Helping People with Disabilities
According to the CDC, 28.2 percent of adults in Michigan have some type of disability. Despite progress, adults with disabilities in Michigan and across the country continue to experience significant differences in health characteristics and behaviors compared to adults without disabilities. Ziad Kassab, Founder and Chairman of Danny's Miracle Angel Network, joins host Laurel Hess to talk about the importance of helping people with disabilities conquer adversity and live a fulfilled life.
Food and Heating Assistance
Food and Heating Assistance - 5:10
One in 7 Michiganders don’t have enough to eat and an estimated 1.8 million live in communities with few affordable healthy food options. Gilda Jacobs, President and CEO of the Michigan League for Public Policy, joins host Laurel Hess to talk about the importance of helping struggling families with food assistance.
Programming at the Detroit Public Library