How Are MEA Members Making a Difference in Their Communities?

The podcast of the last Voices of Michigan Education radio show is posted. If you missed it last week, check out what members are doing in their schools and communities. There are some wonderful things going on. What are you or someone you know contributing this time of year? We want to hear your stories too!

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It’s a Season of Giving for MEA Members

On our next edition of the Voices of Michigan Education (Tuesday, December 8 on WJR 760 Detroit and across the state on Saturday, December 12 – station listings on the right of this page) we’ll discuss a topic that is now an annual event on the program.

They say that this is the season for giving and that’s going to be even more evident to you after joining us for a discussion of some wonderful projects being undertaken by teachers and school employees in an effort to make a difference in their communities.

The members of the Michigan Education Association give more than $70 million dollars to charitable causes during the year, but many of them also dive in personally to make a difference in a person’s life. We’ll talk with MEA members who have, among other things, raised thousands for homeless students in Macomb County, filled trucks with food in West Branch, collected winter clothing for families in Kalamazoo, adopted families for the holidays in Gull Lake, and put together holiday food baskets in the Grand Rapids area.  You’ll definitely be inspired.

We’ll also talk about a new program launching this week which gets kids in the seats at Pistons games, all for reading a few books. Join us for the December edition of the Voices of Michigan Education.