“Even kids who might struggle in other areas excel in his class. He fosters relationships with his kids and with community partners.Those partnerships open doors for students when they’re ready to start their careers.”Sullivan found his passion for building in high school working a part-time job framing houses.Former President Bill Clinton, makes his way into Fellowship Chapel in Detroit, as a surprise visit to meet with city political and religious leaders in an effort to boost African American voter turnout on Wednesday, November 02, 2016. Jesse Jackson, as she is suddenly in a pitched battle with Republican Donald Trump for Michigan’s prized 16 electoral votes.“Election’s coming.Former President Bill Clinton made an unexpected trip Wednesday to Detroit to meet with city political and religious leaders in an effort to boost African-American voter turnout on Election Day for his wife. We want a good turnout,” Bill Clinton said as he arrived for a private meeting Wednesday night for Detroit clergy and Democratic elected officials at Fellowship Chapel in Detroit. Cory Booker, a prominent black leader from New Jersey, plans to campaign Thursday in Detroit for Democrat Hillary Clinton with the Rev.
“He’s the spark that could really get out the vote here.”Trump spokesman Jason Miller greeted news of Bill Clinton’s visit as a sign of weakness.“Clinton campaign pushes panic button in Michigan,” Miller tweeted.
They say she needs to use a Friday rally in Detroit to boost Democratic turnout.
Michigan’s largest city of predominantly African-Americans has always been viewed as an electoral firewall for Clinton against Trump, who has made more trips to Detroit and other Michigan urban areas than recent past GOP nominees.“There has been a real enthusiasm gap,” said Rebecca Thompson, executive director of Good Jobs Now, a union-funded organization focused on boosting the minimum wage to per hour.
Deborah Owdom, volunteer program coordinator, welcomed 280 people to the event that is a program of The Corporation for National & Community Service, locally sponsored by Mills-Peninsula Health Services and its Senior Focus.
Each received a personalized certificate, a signed letter of congratulations by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, a note from President Barack Obama, and an official President’s Volunteer Service Award pin.