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The report lists population, race, economic security, health, family, education, access to childcare of children in Michigan
This report evaluates the kids count program in Michigan which has tracked children's education, health, personal information since 1992. The report finds kids who expereience disparities continue to grade lowere on reading and math. They find the child poverty rate is decresing,but the cost of childcare is high and remains a challenge. The report highlights the need for greater funding for healthcare and education for children.
Policymakers can strengthen immigrant entrepreneurs through five steps: facilitating access to financing, leveraging federal funds, provide business planning, support immigrant business owners while easing racial tensions, and providing access to official documentation.
This fact sheet evaluates the state of immigrants in MIchigan. Policies have reduced barriers for immigrant workers, protect their health, and protect their families. Immigrant workers contribute a lot to state economy and their children are the future of state.
This report examines immigrants economy contribution to the state, education attainment, and their role in the labor force. Policy recommendations are considered.
This report investigates the challenges faced by the formally incarcerated face when applying for jobs. The report callls for the removal of criminal history questions from job applications and making it easier expunge past convictions.
More adult education services, which is a crucial link to postsecondary education and gainful employment, is needed. Adult education should fit family and work schedule. However, Michigan underestimate the advantages of adult education and cutes the funding of it. The government should increase the funding, provide a better education environment, and make it a pathway to economic security.
Michigan need to improve healthcare, education, public health, immigration regulation, families, childcare, worker skills, employment, and wages. The report explains the problems and gives recommendation to each of them.
Housing has long been a problem to Detroit's people. Rents have only continued to rise. People of color encounter larger difficultIes in accessign quality and affordable housing. The statexxx's water crisis has made this worse. The state should target more affordable housing efforts, strengthen the community benefits ordinance, and provide customer protections.
Detroit families spend a larger share of their income on housing than other Michigan communities. Unaffordable housing costs drive a cycle of poverty of Detroit families. Unaffordable water bills and frequent moving causes more problems for Detroit families. The state should revise housing ordinance, strengthen community benefits, and provide customer protections.