Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 3:16pm
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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved $100,000 in funding for Planned Parenthood of Michigan Title X Services to the community on Nov. 20. These services include breast cancer screenings, contraception education, sexually transmitted infection and HIV testing and other wellness exams. Title X funds do not pay for abortion services.  

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:39pm
Philip Larson, program coordinator for University of Michigan Veteran and Military Services, leads a discussion following a showing of the movie "Lioness" as part of Veterans Week in the Michigan League Thursday.

As a part of Veterans Week, the University of Michigan screened the documentary “Lioness” on Nov. 14. “Lioness” reveals the untold story of the first team of women soldiers to be sent into combat during the Iraq War. The documentary details the events of their journey from when they were first sent to calm tensions with local civilians to their violent struggles in battle.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 6:36pm
Natalie Sampson, a recipient of the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Awards, delivers her lightning talk during the CEW+ Advocacy Symposium: Redefining Leadership in the Michigan League Tuesday.

The Center for the Education of Women + hosted its second CEW+ Advocacy Symposium on Tuesday. This year, the theme centered around “Redefining Leadership,” and the symposium schedule comprised keynote speakers, development workshops and a roundtable discussion. 

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 3:22pm
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton released a joint statement along with Texas District Attorney Mark Gonzalez and Miriam Aroni Krinsky, executive director of Fair and Just Prosecution, in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Oct. 17.

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton released a joint statement along with Texas District Attorney Mark Gonzalez and Miriam Aroni Krinsky, executive director of Fair and Just Prosecution, in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Oct. 17.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 4:10pm
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As the warm weather continues, areas of Michigan are increasingly at risk for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This rare brain infection is spread through mosquitoes and approximately one third of people infected die from the disease. There is no cure or vaccine for the virus.