Saba Mangla interviews Matthew Stiffler, Research and Content Manager for the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn. They talked about the unique contributions of Arab Americans, stereotypes and the museums work. This is the third interview in a series on diversity in the Plymouth-Canton Community.
Max Jenkins interviews George Belvitch, President of the Plymouth-Canton Chapter of PFLAG (Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. They talked about their work to support families that have a child that comes out, as well as their other work in the community.
Dr. Meissen interviews State Representative Kurt Heise and Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Board of Education Member Sheila Paton about school funding and Proposal 1. They discussed the financial challenges faced by the district, the Governor’s budget plan, and how the budget is finalized. They also talked about the impact of Proposal A and the possibility of updating Proposal A.
While the majority of the interview focuses on school funding they also discussed Proposal 1. Voters will choose whether to support Proposal 1 on May 5. If passed it will increase money available for road repairs, local governments and schools.
The interviews will air on April 21, 28 and May 5, at 5:40 p.m.
Max Kuang interviews Shenlin Chen, Executive Director of the Association of Chinese Americans. They talked about ACA’s history and work in the community. This is the first of a series of Community Focus programs on the diversity in the Plymouth-Canton Community.
Amanda Barberena interviews Don Soenen, the President of the Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex or PARC. They talked about the efforts to turn Central Middle School into an Arts and Rec Complex and the work that will begin this summer.