When drag queens lead children’s story time, ‘a lot of hugs’ – and controversy – follow
Your People secured this article with The Washington Post on behalf of our client, City of Huntington Woods. On Saturday, January 26th, the Huntington Woods Library presented Drag Queen Storytime, an ongoing children’s reading program at the library since January 2018. We are aware of two outside groups that do not read more
Athlete, studio blazing trail for Paralympic dance in US
Your People coordinated an exclusive interview at Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bloomfield Hills, MI with The Associated Press to help introduce Para Dance Sport to the United States.
One Earth Writing launches first teen summer writing camps
Your People coordinated this article with The Associated Press on behalf of our client, One Earth Writing. The Washington Times picked the story up to share across their readers. One Earth Writing launched its first Summer Writing Camps in 2018 to bring teens together to write and find common ground.
7 Crazy Smart Reasons to Walk Away From Success and Start Over
Your People secured this article with INC. Magazine on behalf of our client M1 Imaging.
In Michigan, Syrian Refugees Cling to a Longtime Haven
Your People secured this article in The New York Times for our client, Lutheran Social Services of Michigan, now known as Samaritas.
A Syrian Refugee Responds to Donald Trump
In the U.S. just 16 months and he already understands the meaning of our country better than the sitting president of the United States...
Column: Ripples of change create a better balance
Op-eds offer the advantage of blogs and other similar social media outlets by reaching the public directly with a relatively unfiltered message. Your People guided Kelli Dobner, Chief Advancement Officer of Samaritas (our client) in creating an op-ed for The Oakland Press. “Samaritas wants to throw a heavier stone, casting read more
Column: Dance now to remember later
Your People secured this op-ed with The Oakland Press on behalf of our client, Fred Astaire Dance Studio.
Companies build America by hiring Veterans
Your People secured this op-ed in Crain's Detroit Business on behalf of our client, Progressive Mechanical, Inc.
Immigrants and refugees are invaluable part of economy
Your People worked with our client, Samaritas, to secure this op-ed placement with The Grand Rapids Business Journal. Joel Lautenbach is the Gateways for Growth project coordinator for Kent County and Samaritas executive director of development.
Opinion: Helping more refugees thrive in Michigan
Your People coordinated and secured this op-ed with the Detroit News on behalf of our client, Samaritas CEO Sam Beals.
Guest Column – Suicide is not inevitable
Your People guided client, Gigi Colombini, in submitting this Op-ed and secured its placement within the Oakland Press.
The Jack Lessenberry Show – Samaritas Heartline
Mary Muliett, Samaritas VP, Home & Community and Vickie Thompson-Sandy, Samaritas President joined Jack Lessenberry on his show to speak about human trafficking and how Samaritas House (formerly known as Heartline) is one of the few centers of its kind in Michigan, leading women to a point where they can read more
Small Talk with Mark S. Lee – Special Tree Rehabilitation
Your People secured this radio interview on Small Talk with Mark S. Lee on behalf of our client, Special Tree Rehabilitation featuring Kate McClain, Director, Workforce Engagement, & Michelle Kruz, Behavioral Programming Technical.
Kent County Adoption Day Is December 13th!
Your People secured this interview with Newsradio WOOD 1300 on behalf of our client, Samaritas. Sam Beals, President of Samaritas, dropped by West Michigan Live to talk about this wonderful occasion and how you can be apart of the adoption process Listen to “Kent County Adoption Day Is December 13th!” read more
Small Talk with Mark S. Lee featuring Jennifer Stevens, Chief Advancement Officer, & Kelli Dobnar, Child Welfare Manager, Samaritas
Your People coordinated this interview on Small Talk with Mark S. Lee on behalf of our client, Samaritas.
Small Talk with Mark S. Lee featuring Vicki McLellan & Angela Zangarola
Your People coordinated this interview on Small Talk with Mark S. Lee on behalf of our client, the Women’s Divorce Resource Center.
Street Beat: Special Tree on Concussion Awareness
Every year, an estimated 58,000 people in Michigan suffer from a concussion. And yet many don’t even realize how seriously they’ve been injured. Your People secured this interview on Street Beat on behalf of our client, Special Tree Rehabilitation, to help paint the picture on how to detect a concussion read more
FOX 2 – Fred Astaire Dance Studio Wheelchair Dance Giveaway
Aired February 7, 2019 @ 6 p.m. on Fox 2 Detroit (WJBK) This Valentine’s Day, the RIM Foundation, in partnership with Fred Astaire Dance Studio, is launching a contest to award a free, choreographed wheelchair wedding dance for a member of the immediate wedding party who has a disability. Your read more
Street Beat: Fred Astaire Dance Studio launches Wheelchair Dance packages
WKBD Street Beat – February 2, 2019 – Your People secured this interview with Street Beat on behalf of our client, Fred Astaire Dance Studio. April Moss, Host of Street Beat, interviews Cheryl Angelelli, Co-Founder of Dance Mobility, and Evan Mountain, Owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, about the read more
Street Beat: Samaritas Pillow Project
Street Beat Host April Moss speaks with Rev. Dr. Niklaus C. Schillack from Samaritas and Shirley Leidecker, Project Organizer from the Immanuel Lutheran Church, about their Pillow Project for foster kids. Your People secured this interview on Street Beat on behalf of our client, Samaritas.
WXYZ – Huntington Woods Drag Queen Storytime
Your People worked with the City of Huntington Woods Public Library, supporting the City of Huntington Woods in messaging and media surrounding Drag Queen Storytime. We secured this coverage with WXYZ Detroit on behalf of our client.
FOX 2 – Protest and Counter Protest for “Drag Queen Story Time” in Huntington Woods
Your People worked with the City of Huntington Woods Public Library, supporting the City of Huntington Woods in messaging and media surrounding Drag Queen Storytime. We secured this coverage with Fox 2 Detroit.