Just 50 people are being treated with COVID-19 in Kalamazoo – a stark improvement over the numbers from a month ago. Meanwhile, new infection numbers continue to decline both locally and statewide.
The contract talks covering a third of library workers are stuck on wages and hours.
Gabriel Giron shares the inspiration behind his final collaboration with spoken word partner Kirk Latimer.
The number of people testing positive for COVID each day has hit the lowest level in six months. Meanwhile, the plummeting rate of hospitalizations is slowing down. And Kalamazoo’s positivity rate took a nosedive.
The SHALOM Woolery Sheep Barn enhances work space for an operation that has provided housing and support for area adults with disabilities for three decades.
Room 35 has created a consultancy for other entrepreneurs with a focus on leveraging Kalamazoo’s massive networks for undercapitalized ideas and ambitious small businesses.
The owners of new dance studio concept Move With Joy in the Edison neighborhood hope it improves mental health and career options for others, too.
One of the first clinics in the country for mind-and-body family care is opening in Kalamazoo. An explicit goal is to protect against the harm from a healthcare system that makes Black families particularly vulnerable.
The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has dropped 55% from its peak just over a month ago. The positivity rate is near 10%. Unfortunately, Kalamazoo isn’t keeping up.
English skills make accessing services and work opportunities easier – and widens the circle of support for processing trauma. Kalamazoo Literacy Council is holding a special training to support refugees on Feb. 12.