marquan jackson

Marquan Jackson
Marquan Jackson

For nearly a decade now, Eastern Michigan University's Family Empowerment Program has helped those living in Ypsilanti Housing Commission facilities in a variety of ways.  The program's work has become even more important through the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for families of color.  The program's executive director, Marquan Jackson, joined WEMU's David Fair on the first day of Black History Month to discuss services offered and why the pandemic has highlighted issues of systemic racism. 


YCS Opens New Center To Help Families During COVID-19

Dec 17, 2020
YCS

Ypsilanti Community Schools has opened a new Resiliency Center that is providing basic necessities to families in need during the pandemic.