Lansing Community Services Center was recognized as Community Organization of the Year by the Delta Township, at an event held October 23 at the Crown Plaza Lansing West. While grateful for this newfound recognition, Snowrene Mitchell, the Center's director acknowledges that it comes with a greater commitment. “This [award] means we will work even harder to serve the community.”
On Nov. 13, Lake Union executive committee members voted new language on sexuality and gender language as it relates to employment. A more in-depth policy statement is scheduled for release in spring 2020, but in the meantime, this statement was necessary so job applicants could have full knowledge about the policy and can inquire further if they have questions.
Three years ago we brought you the moving story of Fidencio Sanchez. Sanchez, at 90, was photographed pushing a vending cart in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. It was a photo that went viral around the world and was responsible for a GoFundMe account created to help the struggling grandfather. Donations poured in and over the course of 10 days more than $380,000 was raised. Now, after two months in hospice care, Sanchez went to sleep in Jesus early Wednesday morning.